Hopkins is the proposed site for three transit stations which would have a significant impact on future development in the city.
In Hopkins, station area planning is occurring on an ongoing basis around and within a ½ mile radius of the station locations at Blake Road, in Downtown Hopkins and at Shady Oak Road.
For more information about the project as a whole, visit the SWLRT website.
Proposed site: just west of Blake Road and north of Excelsior Boulevard on the Cedar Lake regional trail (just north of the Pawn America site)
Proposed site: on the Cedar Lake Regional trail corridor just east of 8th Avenue and south of Excelsior Blvd (by Hopkins Honda)
Proposed site: Near Shady Oak Road and Excelsior Boulevard, on the border of Hopkins and Minnetonka (behind the Hopkins Tech Center)