C Line Bus Rapid Transit

A Metro Transit Project, in partnership with City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County 

Project Details


Metro Transit will be implementing the C Line BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) with service scheduled to being in 2019. This will improve transit service and amenities, and will improve access between downtown Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center Transit Center via Penn Avenue North. For more information see Metro Transit's project page.

Project Limits

Intersection reconstruction at stations along 7th Street downtown and Penn Avenue North; full reconstruction of Penn Avenue North from West Broadway to Lowry Avenue North.

Construction Start Date


Duration of Construction

Expected 1 year construction

Traffic Impact

Potential construction impacts to the reconstruction segment along Penn Ave N; More information to come.


Anticipated project schedule (subject to change):


For more information see Metro Transit's project page.

Project Updates

For more information see Metro Transit's project page.

Assessment Information

Property owners in the segment of Penn Avenue North scheduled for reconstruction (West Broadway Avenue to Lowry Avenue North) will be assessed for that portion of the project. For more information see the 2017 Assessment Info Packet. This packet provides general information about uniform assessment rates and how the City of Minneapolis calculates influence areas for reconstruction projects. Public Works will not have project assessment information about individual parcels until late 2017.

The C Line BRT improvements are funded by Metro Transit. There will be no assessments for those improvements.

City of Minneapolis Contact

Liz Heyman, Transportation Planner; 612-673-2460 or [email protected]



Last updated Feb 21, 2019



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