E Line Draft Corridor Plan
What is the E Line?
The METRO E Line is a planned bus rapid transit (BRT) line that will provide faster and more reliable transit service in the Route 6 corridor along University Avenue/4th Street, Hennepin Avenue, and France Avenue from the University of Minnesota to Southdale.
BRT is a package of transit enhancements that adds up to a faster trip and an improved experience on Metro Transit’s busiest bus routes. Watch a video about BRT service.
What’s in the Draft Corridor Plan?
BRT station facilities and service characteristics
E Line routing
Planned station locations: intersections planned for stations and planned locations of platforms within each intersection. Once approved, this plan will set the locations for stations moving forward.
More information on BRT station facilities and service characteristics
What are the next steps?
View the Corridor Plan or sign up for E Line updates to receive project news and notifications of future opportunities to provide input.
Metro Transit will develop a Recommended Corridor Plan based on feedback we received, and ask for public feedback again later this winter. We will seek Metropolitan Council approval of a Final Corridor Plan in early 2022. Project engineering will begin after approval of the final plan. Construction is planned to start in 2024.
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