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B Line Project

Faster transit is coming to the Route 21 corridor


B Line map image showing route from Lake & France to downtown St. Paul via Lake, Marshall, and Selby. The map is highlighted for construction between France and Hiawatha

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2024 construction has started

Construction will be in Minneapolis on Lake Street between France Avenue and Hiawatha Avenue starting in April 2024.  

View the interactive map to see what will be constructed with the METRO B Line project and Lake Street improvements. 

View the construction page to see more detailed information and sign up for updates. 

What is the METRO B Line?

The METRO B Line is a planned bus rapid transit line that will provide faster and more reliable transit service in the Route 21 corridor along Lake Street and Marshall and Selby avenues. 

Bus rapid transit 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

  • 2020: Project station locations approved
  • 2021-2023: Design of stations and other improvements
  • Spring 2023: Construction starts on stations and improvements east of Hiawatha Avenue
  • Spring 2024: Construction starts on stations and improvements west of Hiawatha Avenue
  • June 2025:  B Line service begins


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Project Contact
Cody Olson
Community Outreach Coordinator
[email protected]