Historical Transit Facilities

The Historical Transit Facilities layer contains streetcar, ferry and horsecar facilities dating back to about 1872. One shape and one corresponding record exists for each route segment.<br/><br/>The point work was derived referencing the Functional Class Roads dataset from the Metropolitan Council.<br/><br/>Attributes include facility name, type of facility, year opened and year closed.

Additional Info

Field Value
dsAccessConst None. This dataset is public domain under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). If the dataset is not available from the Online Linkage in Section 6, please contact the Distribution Contact Person.
dsCurrentRef Routing information is accurate to reflect knowledge of transit history and referencing the book Isaacs A. & Diers J.W. 2007. Twin City Lines. The Streetcar Era in Minneapolis and St. Paul. University of Minnesota Press.
dsMetadataUrl https://resources.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_metc/trans_historical_transit_facilty/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2021-02-19 00:23:55
dsOriginator Metropolitan Council
dsPeriodOfContent 11/1/2007
dsPurpose To identify all locations in the Twin Cities metropolitan area where horsecar, ferry and streetcar facilities existed.
gdrsDsGuid {0ffd2cb3-acea-470b-b3cd-fa361cd17f97}
spatial {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-94.012, 44.471],[-94.012, 45.415], [-92.732, 45.415], [-92.732, 44.471], [-94.012, 44.471]]]}

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