Mayor Coleman announces new small business initiatives By Cirien | July 21, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Minneapolis Mayor Rybak & St. Paul Mayor Coleman held a press conference today in front of a St. Paul grocery store in on University Ave. They announced new initiatives to support University Ave small businesses during the building of the Central Corridor Light Rail Train. The new initiatives, including a $1.5 million loan for small businesses, are part of a support system for small businesses in St. Paul & Minneapolis whose businesses will be impacted by the Light Rail Train. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.