Transit priority lanes past projects

You can see transit priority lane projects we've completed in the past.

Past projects

2019 - 2021

Chicago Ave

  • Permanent southbound center running bus-only lane/turn lane from 28th Street to the Chicago-Lake Transit Station
  • Reuses existing right-of-way while maintaining on-street parking and existing north and southbound travel lanes
  • Will be in operation 24 hours a day
  • May adjust the configuration once the future D Line is up and operational in 2021
2019 - 2020

Hennepin Ave

  • Permanent weekday curbside dynamic lanes 
  • Northbound from Lake Street to Uptown Transit Center, weekdays from 7:00-9:00 a.m.
  • Northbound from 25th Street to Franklin Avenue, weekdays from 7:00-9:00 a.m.
  • Southbound from 25th Street to Uptown Transit Center, weekdays from 4:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Reuses curbside parking during weekday peak hours
  • Parking is permitted outside of the designated bus only lane hours 
*The permanent bus lanes on Hennepin Avenue were evaluated from September 2019 to February 2020
November 2019


  • Temporary, two-week test; November 4th-19th 2019
  • Northbound travel lane will be converted to a bus-only lane
  • Center turn lane will be repurposed as the northbound vehicular lane
  • Traffic cones and signage to separate vehicular and bus lanes
  • Right-turn restrictions on northbound traffic 
  • Bus stop closure at 25th Street East during a portion of the pilot

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