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Midtown Greenway access improvement

Hennepin County, the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, are working together to build a new Midtown Greenway ramp between Harriet and Garfield avenues. 

In 2021, project staff will engage with Midtown Greenway users and surrounding communities to identify challenges and opportunities of accessing and using the Greenway corridor today, prioritize needs and share initial designs. 

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2023. 

Project timeline showing the design phase planned from 2021 to 2022 and construction and project completion expected for 2023.

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We want to hear from you!

Hennepin County, the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board are working together to build a new Midtown Greenway ramp between Harriet and Garfield avenues.  

The new ramp will improve access to the Greenway and be designed for people of all abilities, while preserving the integrity of the Soo Line Garden.

To get the project moving, we want to hear from Midtown Greenway users and residents in the surrounding communities to identify current access challenges and opportunities for improvement. Later this year, we plan to share initial designs and gather feedback.

View of the proposed project area for the Midtown Greenway access improvement project. The new access ramp will be located between Harriet and Garfield avenues.

There are two ways to participate. 

  • Take our community survey 
  • Join our live virtual listening session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16. 

Community survey

The community survey will be available starting June 14. There will be a link posted below when it goes live. We anticipate closing the survey on July 14. 

Virtual listening session

At the listening session, we will share a short presentation. Then, you will have an opportunity to share comments and ask questions to project staff. If you cannot attend the session or want to re-watch the presentation later, we will post a recording on the website after the event. To join the listening session, select the link below. 

Virtual listening session (Teams Live)

You can also join by dialing-in (audio only): 612-263-6117, conference ID: 284 745 128#

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