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
Last Updated November 3, 2018, 10:03
Created August 12, 2015, 10:01
dsAccessConst None
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 ftp://ftp.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_metc/trans_historical_transit_facilty/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2018-11-03 00:10:17
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.

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