CLOSINGS: View Closings

DMCC gives green light on mobility hubs

The board is authorizing up to $400,000 in financial support for additional studies and engineering.

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 7:53 PM
Updated: Feb 6, 2019 8:44 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn.- The Destination Medical Center Corporation approved a resolution supporting two mobility hubs.
It is a milestone decision that board members had to give a toast to.

“Give ourselves a toast, we have done a major major thing here.”
Board members say they want to create transit villages that will inspire people to rely on public transportation. One hub will be on the Mayo west lot and the other will be at Graham Park on Fairgrounds Avenue.

Board members say this will help transport commuters, residents and visitors into and around the downtown area.

DMC board members also met with other local leaders to make sure they're all on the same page as the major economic development project moves forward.
Olmsted County commissioners and City Council members filled the room to talk about a variety of topics, like affordable housing.

The goal is to make sure the direction of DMC aligns with the goals of other entities.

“The next phase of DMC, which is the next 5 years ... how we will all rally around DMC, commit to DMC and share the direction for the future,” said DMC Director Lisa Clarke.

Funding for the hubs will come from the federal government and private developers.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
25° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 11°
Albert Lea
Overcast
25° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 16°
Austin
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 18°
Charles City
Overcast
27° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 14°
Rochester
Overcast
25° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 14°
Lovely weekend ahead
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Coronas Tacos Undaunted by Name

Image

FEMA suggests only buying groceries for a week

Image

Rochester Fire Department using PPE

Image

Takeout liquor is just a call away in Iowa

Image

A closer look at the CDC recommendation to wear a mask

Image

Stewartville first responder suspension

Image

Chris' PM Weather Forecast

Image

Shopping for groceries the smart way

Image

How often should you be visiting the grocery store?

Image

Gov. Walz Gives Update on Food Supply

Community Events