The METRO Green Line

The METRO Green Line is an 11-mile light rail transit (LRT) line connecting downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. The line runs along University Avenue for much of its length, and serves destinations including the State Capitol, St. Paul’s Midway area, and the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus.

Visit Metro Transit’s Green Line page for information about current service, hours of operation, fares, bus connections, and using the METRO system.

Central Corridor (Green Line) route map.
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The METRO Green Line began passenger service on June 14, 2014. During planning and construction, the Green Line was known as the Central Corridor LRT Project. This website contains information on the planning and construction of the Green Line, including Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) documentation and informational videos produced by the Metropolitan Council.

On the Green Line logo

Support Green Line businesses: Numerous restaurants, brew pubs, art galleries, and entertainment venues are within 1/2 mile of the line.

VIDEO: Gaining Momentum Along the Green Line from The Central Corridor Funders Collaborative.

Connect with the METRO Green Line:  

Light rail vehicle at station.

About the Green Line

See Metro Transit's news and information about the METRO Green Line.

Using a ticket machine.

How to Ride

Visit Metro Transit's How to Ride page for information about fares, transfers and other useful tips.

Safe crossing photo


See the Green Line Safety page.