Improved Service Where You Live, Work & Play

Northwest Metro Route Changes Start May 30

Metro Transit is updating routes in the northwest metro to meet growing residential and employment needs, changing travel patterns and new demographics.

NW Metro Changes
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Route changes start May 30 in these communities:

  • Brooklyn Center
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Crystal
  • Golden Valley
  • Minneapolis
  • New Hope
  • Plymouth
  • Robbinsdale


Highlights of Changes

  • New Route 705, a crosstown route traveling primarily on Winnetka Avenue
  • Improved service in the Winnetka Avenue corridor, with more non-rush hour and reverse-commute trips
  • New service to Wal-Mart Supercenter in Brooklyn Park
  • Simplified Saturday routing to help you get to your destinations faster
  • New connections between Winnetka Avenue and Ridgedale Mall and between 42nd Avenue and City of Plymouth Dial-A-Ride
  • Facility improvements at Starlite Transit Center


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Route 675

Route 715
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Route 717

Route 756

Route 705

Route 716

Route 755

Route 767

Note: Other routes in the area will have minor schedule changes.

Plan trips using the new schedules before they take effect! Use the online Trip Planner and select a date on or after May 30.

Click here to see a route-by-route summary of major changes.

We can help! If you need more details, call a transit expert at 612-373-3333.

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