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Ten Year Transportation Action Plan

Access Minneapolis is the City of Minneapolis’ transportation action plan that addresses a full range of transportation options and issues, including pedestrians, bicycles, transit, automobiles, and freight. The purpose of Access Minneapolis is to identify specific actions that the City and its partner agencies (Metro Transit, Metropolitan Council, Hennepin County, Minnesota Department of Transportation) need to take within the next ten years to implement the transportation policies articulated in Minneapolis' Comprehensive Plan.

The six original plan components are:

 In addition, the Complete Streets Policy builds off and frames the interpretation of Access Minneapolis

Access Minneapolis Plan Assessments, 2017

Since the completion of Access Minneapolis plan components through the last ten years, Public Works has conducted an internal assessment of the six planning documents. The assessments identify and guide areas of focus for the development of the transportation action plan update, which is slated to begin in 2018.

Each plan assessment contains the following:

Streetcar Planning - the Streetcar Feasibility Study was completed in 2007, and the recommended long-term streetcar network was approved in 2010.

The 2017 Access Minneapolis Plan Assessments are available below. 


Executive Summary

Executive Summary (PDF)

Downtown Action Plan Assessment

Downtown Action Plan(PDF)


City Action Plan Assessment

Citywide Action Plan (PDF)

Pedestrian Master Plan Assessment

Pedestrian Master Plan (PDF)


Bicycle Master Plan Assessment

Bicycle Master Plan (PDF)

Design Guidelines for Streets and Sidewalks Assessment

Design Guidelines for

Streets and Sidewalks (PDF)

Streetcar Planning Assessment

Streetcar Plan (PDF)







































Last updated Dec 5, 2017



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