Station Area Planning

Hopkins is the proposed site for three transit stations which would have a significant impact on future development in the city.

Transit Stations (PDF)

In Hopkins, station area planning is occurring on an ongoing basis around and within a ½ mile radius of the station locations at Blake Road, in Downtown Hopkins and at Shady Oak Road.

For more information about the project as a whole, visit the SWLRT website.

Blake Road Station

Proposed site: just west of Blake Road and north of Excelsior Boulevard on the Cedar Lake regional trail (just north of the Pawn America site)

Artist Rendering of Blake Road Station (PDF)


Downtown Hopkins Station

Proposed site: on the Cedar Lake Regional trail corridor just east of 8th Avenue and south of Excelsior Blvd (by Hopkins Honda) 

Downtown Hopkins Station (PDF)


Shady Oak Road Station

Proposed site: Near Shady Oak Road and Excelsior Boulevard, on the border of Hopkins and Minnetonka (behind the Hopkins Tech Center)

Shady Oak Station (PDF)