The time to move forward is now

First discussion of possible “cap” over I-94 (Rondo Land Bridge)
MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle and Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman apologize to Rondo residents
Urban Land Institute (ULI) and MnDOT complete Healthy Communities Initiative
U.S. DOT selects Rondo for Everyplace Counts Design Challenge
ReConnect Rondo, Inc. is formed
ULI supports Rondo land bridge in Developer Dialogue
Nobel Peace Prize Forum pushes efforts to rebuild Rondo neighborhood
National ULI Advisory Service panel recommendation includes 21 acres of new land over I-94 through Rondo land bridge
Community Report Out event supports Rondo land bridge conversations
Macalester College completes A Place-Based Study of Gentrification and Housing Resiliency for Rondo
Public Spaces Proximate to I-94 Analysis is completed

Rondo Avenue, Inc. and Friendly Streets Initiative form ReConnect Rondo to study the potential of a land bridge.

ReConnect Rondo presents to the Saint Paul Planning Commission
ReConnect Rondo receives Ramsey County revitalization grant
ReConnect Rondo Past Prosperity Study completed
Rondo land bridge feasibility study completed
Nordic City Solutions select Rondo for Net Zero Energy development exploration
Rondo Roundtable relaunched in pursuit of African American cultural district planning and coordination
ReConnect Rondo initiates master planning discussion with City of Saint Paul
ReConnect Rondo prepares for bonding year; pre-planning resources
ReConnect Rondo bond request for pre-planning

ReConnect Rondo Technical Advisory Team:

  • David Juliff, Be Civil, Inc.
  • Khani Sahebjam, SRF Consulting Group
  • John Maczko, SRF Consulting Group
  • Kent Arhenholtz, Kaskaskia Engineering Group
  • Brenda Thomas, KLJ, Inc
  • Marcus Thomas, Bolton & Menk
  • Scott McBride, Bolton & Menk
  • Marcell Walker, Bolton & Menk
  • Veronica Burt, 600 Strategies, Inc.
  • Björgvin Sævarsson, YORTH Group
  • Katie Eggers, YORTH Group
  • Jim Erkel, Retired Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA)
  • Brian Isaacson, Ramsey County
  • Diem Van Groth, Strategic Consultant