98th Street Station Area Plan

98th Street Station Area Plan

On January 7, 2019 the City Council adopted the 98th Street Station Area Plan. The final plan can be viewed here:

PDF icon 98th Street Station Area Plan

An interactive story map version of the 98th Street Station Area Plan can be found here: 


What is the 98th Street Station Area?

The 98th Street Station Area is a half mile radius around the 98th Street Station roughly located a block west of 98th Street and Lyndale. (see map below) 

What is the vision for the station area? 

  • Enhance the public realm to create a sense of place
  • Promote development patterns that support transit
  • Improve access to the station for all users 

98th St Station Area Map


If you have any comments about the Station Area Plan please email Michael Palermo at MPalermo@BloomingtonMN.gov or call at (952) 563-8924. 

What is Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)?

  • Frequent service- frequent enough you don’t need a schedule
  • Train-like features- pay fare before boarding
  • Enhanced Stations – real time departure signs, enhanced maps
  • Enhanced Security – cameras, emergency phones, improved lighting
  • Special Vehicles – wider aisles and more doors

What improvements will the Orange Line include?

  • 17 Mile transitway connecting Burnsville, Bloomington, Richfield, and downtown Minneapolis
  • 12 transit stations with enhanced amenities
  • All-day, reliable, frequent service, seven days a week
  • Stations with enhanced accessibility and pedestrian improvements

Where can I find more information about the Orange Line

Metro Transit's Orange Line Webpage will provide you with the most current information related to the Orange Line.


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