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C Line (Penn Avenue rapid bus service)

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Past presentations can be found on the Meetings and Events page.


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> February 2019


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> March 2018
> February 2018
> November 2017 
> September 2017
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> January 2017
> December 2016
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> December 2015
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General Information

> C Line Project Fact Sheet (Feb. 2018)
> Penn Avenue Improvements Project Fact Sheet (Jan. 2018)
> Long-Term Glenwood Realignment Recommendation Summary (Sept. 2016)
> Potential Long-Term Glenwood Realignment Study Fact Sheet (Jun. 2016)


View the full approved layout (approved Feb. 24, 2017 by City of Minneapolis)


Station Plan (2015-2016)

On April 27, 2016, the Metropolitan Council approved the C Line Station Plan to finalize locations for C Line stations before the start of engineering. The C Line Station Plan establishes two core station components: the station intersection and the location of platforms within that intersection. Relevant planning documents are located below and on the Station Plan page for more information:

> Final Station Plan (Approved Apr. 27, 2016)
> Recommended Station Plan (Released Feb 10, 2016)
> Draft Station Plan (Released Nov. 6, 2015)

Long-Term Glenwood Realignment Study (2016)

The Long-Term Glenwood Realignment Study examined two options for the C Line long-term alignment (Olson Highway and Glenwood Avenue).

> Recommended C Line Long-Term Potential Glenwood Realignment Study (Nov. 2016)
> Draft C Line Long-Term Glenwood Realignment Study (Oct. 2016)

Public Engagement Plan

The C Line Public Engagement Plan (PEP) details community outreach and engagement work related to the C Line project. 
Past chapters of the PEP:

Special Communications

> Feb. 8, 2018 Construction Mailing

Environmental Documentation

> Federal Transit Administration Approval Letter for Documented Categorical Exclusion (Oct. 25, 2016)
Approved Documented Categorical Exclusion 
> Section 106 Historic Resources Documentation (Attachment 7 of approved Documented Categorical Exclusion)

Media and News Coverage

> C Line plans being shaped by outreach - Rider's Almanac blog, Oct. 2016
> Planners say C Line re-route is feasible - Finance & Commerce (paywall), Sept. 2016
> HDR Engineering up for C Line contract - Finance & Commerce (paywall), Jul. 2016
> Metro Transit Offers Tour of Future C-Line Route - Sun Post, May 2016
> North Minneapolis Rapid Bus Project on Penn Avenue Faces New Delay - Star Tribune, Apr. 2016
> Funding Gap Delays C Line BRT Project - Finance & Commerce, Apr. 2016
> C Line BRT Station Plans To Be Released - Finance & Commerce, Feb. 2016
> Metro Transit Seeks Feedback on C-Line BRT at Open Houses This Week - Star Tribune, Nov. 2015

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