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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


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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

Learn more at metrotransit.org/brt or watch a short video.

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Lake Street improvements move forward

As Metro Transit is leading development of the B Line, Hennepin County and Minneapolis have partnered to take a deeper look at Lake Street to make broader changes to the corridor alongside the B Line, aimed at reducing crashes on a high-injury street, addressing pedestrian safety needs, and improving transit speed and reliability in the corridor. For more information about proposed Lake Street improvements, visit Hennepin County’s project website.


Project schedule

  • October 2021: Final Corridor Plan approved by Metropolitan Council
  • 2021-2022: Design of stations and other improvements
  • 2023-2024: Construction
  • 2024:  B Line service begins

 

Project Contact
Cody Olson
Community Outreach Coordinator
612-248-0642
BLine@metrotransit.org

 

Media Contact
Laura Baenen
Senior Communications Specialist
612-269-4365 cell
laura.baenen@metrotransit.org