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B Line Project

Faster transit is coming to the Route 21 Corridor


B Line map image showing route from West Lake Station to downtown St. Paul via Lake, Marshall, and Selby

View the Recommended Corridor Plan and Comment until August 13

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What is the METRO B Line?

The METRO B Line is a planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that will provide faster and more reliable transit service in the Route 21 corridor along Lake Street and Marshall and Selby avenues. 

BRT brings better amenities, faster service and a more comfortable ride.

  • Faster, frequent service
  • Pay before boarding for faster service
  • Neighborhood-scale stations with amenities
  • Enhanced security
  • Larger & specialized vehicles

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Project schedule

  • 2021: Corridor plan released for public comment
  • Fall 2021: Metropolitan Council approval of final corridor plan
  • 2021-2022: Design of stations and other improvements
  • 2023-2024: Construction
  • 2024:  B Line service begins


Project Contact
Cody Olson
Community Outreach Coordinator


Media Contact
Laura Baenen
Senior Communications Specialist
612-269-4365 cell