Critical Corridors Programs

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Ramsey County's Critical Corridors programs offer assistance to qualifying public, private and nonprofit organizations for place-based investments along major transportation, commercial and cultural corridors. The programs are fully funded by the Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA) levy. Eligible projects or activities seeking funding must align with the county's Economic Competitiveness & Inclusion Plan and Equitable Development Framework.


  • Boost connectivity between housing, jobs, retail, services and transportation. 
  • Create more compact, walkable environments.
  • Enhance pedestrian access and safety. ​
  • Support vibrant business districts.

Development + Infrastructure program

Pre-Development Planning program

Commercial Corridor Initiative program

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

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Timeline (2023) Start End
Development & Infrastructure program application period Sept. 5

Oct. 6, 4 p.m.

Informational webinar

September 7
12-12:30 p.m.

Award announcement   

November 28

Board Action – Nov. 28, 2023

Board action – June 6, 2023

Board action – Nov. 22, 2022