Historical Transit Routes - Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

The Historical Transit Routes layer contains streetcar, horsecar, ferry, 1948 bus and steampower routes in the Twin Cities seven county metropolitan area. One shape and one corresponding record exists for each dated route segment.<br/><br/>The line work for the dataset was developed by referencing the Metropolitan Council's functional class road dataset. <br/><br/>Attributes include type, corridor, year start, year end, year restart and private right-of-way.

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.

Attributes randomly checked by Metropolitan Council staff.
dsMetadataUrl https://resources.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_metc/trans_historical_transit_routes/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2021-02-19 00:23:56
dsOriginator Metropolitan Council
dsPeriodOfContent 11/1/2007
dsPurpose To identify all locations in the Twin Cities metropolitan area where horsecars, streetcars, ferries, steam powered and 1948 bus routes traveled.
gdrsDsGuid {8dbab5ec-ed54-4506-bb85-2252d0ad8cb5}
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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