Welcome to the Dakota County Eastern Transit Study

Dakota County and its partners are undertaking the Dakota County Eastern Transit Study to evaluate present and future needs for a variety of transit service and facilities in northeastern Dakota County. The study will identify and evaluate critical transit gaps and mobility improvements.

The study findings will be applied to the varied conditions of the study area (urban areas, suburban commuter markets, rural areas, and freestanding cities). Study recommendations will address a range of needs and will consider multiple types of transit services for its recommendations.

A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), consisting of the following partners, has been created to provide guidance during the study. The TAC meets monthly to review findings and recommendations.

  • Dakota County
  • Hastings
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • West Saint Paul
  • South Saint Paul
  • Rosemount
  • Metro Transit
  • Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA)

This website will be updated as the study progresses. Sign up for updates below, and check on the Study Documents page, which will be updated as new documents are available.

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