Transit is a critical foundation for the city’s multimodal transportation system. Metro Transit typically installs and maintains the transit stops throughout Minneapolis and the region; a few transit stops in Minneapolis are maintained by other transit providers. Public Works collaborates with Metro Transit and other providers on the location and design of transit stops in City right of way as well as on new service and operations of transit on City streets. Public Works installs and maintains bus stop signs.
The transit route network includes local bus, express bus, bus rapid transit, and light rail transit routes operated by Metro Transit or other transit providers. Transit Priority Projects identified by the City of Minneapolis in the Transportation Action Plan includes corridors identified for improvements to frequency and reliability on existing routes and identifies where new crosstown services are needed.
There are four general types of transit stops: