Public Meeting Regarding Safety, Security and Usage at Shoreham Yards on December 14

Join your neighbors to discuss constructive solutions for addressing the impact on our community from the rail yard, distribution center and rail lines in northeast Minneapolis related to the 230-acre Shoreham Yards and its adjacent train tracks.


Federal laws govern most of what goes on at sites like Shoreham Yards and on its tracks.


  • Noise
  • Proximity to schools, homes, businesses, parks
  • Toxic/hazardous materials storage and cargo
  • Hours of operation
  • Track maintenance
  • Inspections and training
  • 2009 vs. 1889: what a 21st-century rail yard neighbor really means to us
  • Health, safety and quality of life
  • International cargo distribution center issues
  • Buffering and property upkeep
  • Workable solutions    
  • Derailments



Special Community Meeting with aide to U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (also invited: offices of U.S. Senator Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison)

Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at 1900 Central Ave. NE, Suite 108 at the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association office.


More information can be found at the Shoreham Area Advisory Committee (SAAC).

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