World-class express bus service in downtown Minneapolis
"Marq2": A unique transit corridor
The reconstruction in late 2009 of Marquette Avenue and 2nd Avenue South in downtown Minneapolis has transformed express bus service for thousands of daily commuters.
Rebuilt streets feature side-by-side bus-only lanes for faster trips through downtown
Comfortable shelters are heated and well-lit, with detailed transit information
NexTrip signs count down to bus departures in real-time
Wider sidewalks feature trees, bike racks and public art
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Park & Ride close to home
Express buses from more than 75 Park & Rides throughout the region serve downtown Minneapolis on Marquette and 2nd avenues. Look up the Park & Ride nearest you or find it on the interactive regional map.
Marquette and 2nd avenues accommodate about 80 percent of all downtown express trips.
These providers operate express service in this corridor:
> Metro Transit
> Maple Grove Transit
> Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
> Plymouth Metrolink
> SouthWest Transit
The downtown Minneapolis transit improvements are part of a $133.5 million federal/state Urban Partnership Agreement, a series of transportation projects aimed at improving traffic conditions by reducing congestion on I-35W, Highway 77/Cedar Avenue and in downtown Minneapolis. Get more details here.