About Downtown East
Boundaries: The Mississippi River to the north; Portland Avenue South to the west; I-35W to the east and South Fifth Street to the south
Council Member: Lisa Goodman, Ward 7
Neighborhood organization: Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association
Police: 1st Precinct
The new Light Rail along Central Corridor, set to be finished in 2014, is not only going to change traffic on Washington Avenue.
Other busy traffic areas around the Twin Cities are preparing to handle displaced traffic from this project. One such area is the Franklin Avenue, East River Parkway and 27th Street Intersection.