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I-35W Park and Ride Lots and Structure

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Metropolitan Council chose Cree® LED luminaires over metal halide fixtures for parking upgrades and new construction projects.

Minneapolis, MN
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The Minneapolis 2030 Transportation Policy Plan projects that bus ridership will double with transportation investments and land development. As a result, new park and ride structures in outlying Minneapolis are being developed to serve rapid transit and arterial bus systems. Operated by MetroTransit, I-35W Park & Ride parking lots and structures are a joint effort of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Metropolitan Council.

The Twin Cities metropolitan area was one of only five regions nationwide to win competitive funding from a U.S. Department of Transportation program aimed at reducing congestion. The federal Urban Partnership Agreement (UPA) is a collaboration of federal, state and local entities working to improve traffic by reducing congestion on Interstate 35W, Highway 77/Cedar Avenue and in downtown Minneapolis. Of the $133 million UPA federal grant, about $86 million is allocated to transit projects.

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The Edge Square Area

THE EDGE® Square Series

Lumen Output: 572 - 33,208 L
Wattage: 19 - 263 W

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