Friday’s community presentation marked the end of a feasibility study funded through a $145,000 grant from the Southern Rail Commission.
In a social media comment, Hayley Tramonte Favaloro of LaPlace said her children were excited at the prospect of a train stop practically in their backyard.
Pastor Donald August Sr. of Rising Star Baptist Church questioned whether there would be restrictions on business development in the area to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere.
The “Main Street” scenario also features a parking garage and a pedestrian walking plaza. In addition to offering convenient travel to Saints games and other events, the multimodal station would serve as a town center with Wi-Fi and food options.