The Riverview Corridor just reached a big milestone. So why doesn't it feel that way?

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Peter Callaghan Those who are worried about the impacts of a proposed streetcar line between downtown St. Paul and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport can take some comfort in the fact that it will be six years before any construction starts.At least.And those who are excited about the line — which, under a plan recommended by an advisory committee Thursday would leave downtown via West 7th Street, cross the Mississippi River and join the Blue Line at the Fort Snelling station — will have to wait 10 years for the service to begin.At least.Such are the timelines for mass transit projects in the United States, and even those schedules assume that the project will get local government buy-in, wins federal support and...

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