Uptown Transit Center
2855 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Hours of operation: Daily, 5 a.m. to midnight.
Description: The Uptown Transit Center is located within one of the most energetic areas of Minneapolis, Uptown. Its waiting areas abut the YWCA, historic Walker Library, Mozaic and an active section of the Midtown Greenway.
To U of M, Xerxes Ave., France Ave., Southdale: 6,
To Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins, Opus: 12
To St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Washington St. NE/Minneapolis: 17
To Lake St., Selby Ave./St. Paul: 21
To 38th St. Highland Village/St. Pau: 23
To Lake St./Minneapolis, Marshall Ave./St. Paul: 53
To St. Louis Park (Excelsior Blvd.), U of M: 114
To Grand Ave./St. Paul, U of M: 115
Features: Enclosed climate-controlled waiting areas on either side of Hennepin Avenue, view of Midtown Greenway, change machine, indoor drinking fountain, Bike Fixtation (self-service bicycle part vending and repair stand), outdoor bike racks and NexTrip real-time signs with bus departure information.
No public restrooms.
Safety and security: Multiple security cameras, LED lighting
Bicycle and pedestrian connection: The Midtown Greenway runs east/west and is located directly below the station. Midtown Greenway bicyclists connect to Uptown via a path at Girard Avenue.
Design and construction: $4.9 million
Grand opening: January 2002
Design: LSA Design, Inc.
Construction: The Builders, Inc.