Saint Paul: Sun Ray Station Area

Phase 1, Constraints and Opportunities

Purpose: Provide information about the project, and opportunities and constraints for each station area; gather stakeholder feedback on station area issues in order to identify specific station area objectives (October-early November 2017)



  • Community feedback session with District 1 Community Council Land Use Committee for St Paul station areas at White Bear Avenue and Sun Ray, October 2, 2017, 6:30-7:30 pm, District 1 office, Sun Ray Shopping Center Office, 2105 1/2 Old Hudson Road, St Paul; participants contributed using a Response Sheet
  • Community feedback session hosted by District 1 Community Council and Transit for Livable Communities, November 9, 2017, Sun Ray Family Dental offices, 1871 Old Hudson Rd, St Paul; participants contributed using a Response Sheet (above)
  • Online tool: Open October through early November; provided basic information about the project and the questions from the Response Sheet (above)

Engagement results: In-person and online engagement provided feedback on draft station-area constraints and opportunities. Feedback will help shape specific station-area objectives and guide access and land use alternatives. 

  • Compilation, including both in-person and online contributions
  • Key objectives identified for this station area:
    • Create a safe station environment
    • Promote compatible development
    • Ensure safe walking and biking
    • Manage traffic speed and congestion
    • Consider improved north/south bus service to Sun Ray Transit Center
    • Consider additional crossings of I-94 to the station