Public transit

Minneapolis offers many public transportation options. Get details and start planning an efficient, low-cost commute.

Metro Transit

Metro Transit maintains a network of buses and light rail and commuter trains. The light rail connects Minneapolis to downtown Saint Paul and the airport. Metro Transit also offers resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. 

Visit Metro Transit to plan your commute


People boarding a Metro Transit bus on Nicollet Ave

Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan

A 10-year plan for transportation in the city, the action plan:
  • Guides future planning
  • Guides design
  • Implements transportation projects for all people in the many ways they move around

Six goals guide the plan:

  • Climate
  • Safety
  • Equity
  • Prosperity
  • Mobility
  • Active partnerships

Learn more about the Transportation Action Plan

Outside City Hall, A light rail train passes a pedestrian and person riding a scooter

Move Minneapolis

Move Minneapolis promotes sustainable transportation such as:
  • Transit
  • Carpooling
  • Car-sharing
  • Biking
  • Walking
  • Telecommuting
Move Minneapolis programs encourage you to get around more without a car. Take the bus to work, hop on a scooter to get to a meeting, then bike back home with Nice Ride.

Related programs and initiatives

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Monday – Friday

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