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Studies and Reports

> Orange Line Environmental Impacts & Benefits Report. Public comments on the document are now being collected. Comments can be given by email or U.S. mail. The public comment period ended on Friday, July 1, 2016. All comments were compiled and are available to the public. For more information contact Christina Morrison at or 612-349-7690.

Appendix A - Corridor & Station Area Maps

> Appendix B - Corridor Environmental Justice Maps

> Appendix C - Concept Designs

> Appendix D - FIRM Maps

> Appendix E - NHIS & USFWS Coordination

> Appendix F - Traffic Study

> Appendix G - Public Engagement Plan

> Appendix H - Unintended Discoveries Plan

> Appendix I - Historic Resources: Area of Potential Effect

> Appendix J - Air Quality Conformity

> Appendix K - 2015 Orange Line Ridership Modeling

> Appendix L - Acquisitions & Relocations

> Appendix M - Hazardous Materials

> Appendix N - Noise Assessment Technical Memo

> Appendix O - Orange Line Planned Station Improvements

> Orange Line Project Plan Update

> All public comments submitted on the draft Orange Line Project Plan Update.

> Orange Line Existing Conditions Report 

> I-494/35W Interchange Vision Layout Development: Bus Rapid Transit Station Concepts Development and Evaluation

> 2013 Orange Line Public Engagement Plan

> I-35W Bus Rapid Transit Study 

> 2040 Transportation Policy Plan 

> Regional Transitway Guidelines

> Orange Line Purpose and Need statement

> Orange Line Extension Planning Document



> Bus-only express lanes in downtown Minneapolis

> 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown (previously known as the I-35W Transit/Access Project)

> I-494/35W Interchange Vision Layout 

> MnPass express lanes

46th Street Station

> I-35W & 46th Street Transit Plan

Urban Partnership Agreement

> South Bloomington Transit Center

> I-35W and Lake Street High Quality Connection (trail connection to Midtown Greenway)


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