With the highest proportion of concentrated areas of poverty in the region, Ramsey County is committed to cultivating economic prosperity and eliminating concentrated poverty.
Rice Creek Commons is a 427-acre redevelopment opportunity poised to become one of the most vibrant residential, commercial and retail areas in the Twin Cities. The site will be cleaned to residential standards by fall 2015.
Ramsey County is deconstructing the former West buildings and county jail on the river bluffs of downtown Saint Paul to prepare the iconic property for sale and new development.
Hennepin and Ramsey counties are studying the possibility of working together to build a joint juvenile treatment program that would improve out-of-home treatment options for local youth and families.
The Ramsey County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) serves as a forum where justice partners collaborate to promote improvements in the criminal justice system.
Ramsey County works with local, regional and national efforts to end homelessness through Heading Home Ramsey.
Ramsey County is committed to building a safe and well-integrated transportation system that connects people of all abilities and ages with places throughout the community.
Ramsey County supports transit development throughout the region. The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority is actively involved in the Riverview, Rush Line, and Gold Line/Gateway corridors.
The Regional Railroad Authority and stakeholder railroads are working together to identify rail capacity improvements for freight growth and additional passenger rail connections to Union Depot.
Ramsey County is committed to building a vibrant, walkable and bikeable community. It is in the process of developing the first-ever countywide pedestrian and bicycle plan.