Regional Railroad Authority Overview
The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority works on various transit and transit-oriented development projects that address the region’s needs for mobility, improved transportation affordability, mitigation of traffic congestion and enhanced environmental quality. The authority also oversees Union Depot in downtown Saint Paul.
Union Depot, owned by the Regional Railroad Authority, was fully restored to its peak 20th century elegance with 21st century amenities in 2012. It serves as a multimodal transportation facility where bicycles, pedestrians, Amtrak®, car rental services, light rail transit, and local, regional and intercity bus lines come together and a historic event center offering unparalleled elegance for weddings, parties, galas and corporate events.