St. Joseph Pedestrian Crossing Study:
The study is now and progress. Please see the study's page here for more information, including when Public Input Open Houses will be held.
Amtrak Empire Builder Route Update:
For more information about the project, please see the provided PDF amtrak-empirebuilder_purpose-need-statement.pdfHERE
MnDOT seeks to implement a second daily round trip passenger train on the Empire Builder route between Chicago’s Union Station and Union Depot in Saint Paul to improve mobility and increase reliable travel options between Minnesota and Illinois, while minimizing capital investment. The service would operate at conventional speeds (79 m.p.h.).
Welcome to the St. Cloud Area Planning Organization's (APO) website.
Our objective is to provide necessary information for making decisions on when, where, and what type of improvements should be made to the transportation system to satisfy current and anticipated travel demands, while promoting land development patterns that are consistent with community goals and objectives.