Minnesota Transit Links
List of links to Minnesota transit agencies, by county and city.
Metro Transit offers an integrated network of buses and trains, as well as resources for carpooling, walking, and biking in the Twin Cities.
Tranist for Livable Communities
TLC is a Twin Cities-based organization committed to a balanced transportation system. They provide a number of planning resources on bus, rail, and walking/biking options, as well as a Transportation Choices Network.
Safe Routes to School Program Guide
This guide is a comprehensive online reference manual designed to support the development of Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs, which are designed to improve the conditions and quality of bicycling and walking to school. You can also visit the Minnesota Safe Routes to School program.
Minnesota Bike Trails – Parks & Trails Council of MN
This comprehensive site houses information, maps, and photos of bike trails across the state.
Clean, Efficient Cars & Fuels
For your next purchase, use this resource to help you find the most efficient vehicle that meets your needs.
Greener Cars – American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
This online publication of ACEEE’s popular Green Book offers Green Score rankings based on a vehicle’s air pollution health costs, global warming pollution, fuel efficiency and other specifications.
Fuel Flex Vehicles & E85 Ethanol – National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition
Learn about E85 ethanol and find out if your vehicle is E85 compatible.
Biodiesel – National Biodiesel Board
Learn about biodiesel and how it can fuel your vehicle.
Eco Car Comparison – Do It Green! Minnesota
A quick and clean rundown of conventional and cleaner vehicle options.
Project Green Fleet – Clean Air Minnesota
The Minnesota Environmental Initiative’s Clean Air Minnesota program has launched Project Green Fleet, which works to address the pollution emitted by school buses.
Alternative Fuels Data Center – US DOE EERE
Contains information on alternative fuels like E85 and biodiesel, fueling stations, alternative fuel vehicles, policy incentives, and more.
EPAct Fleet Information and Regulations – US DOE Freedom Car
Paper detailing alternative fuel use in the State of Minnesota.
Clean Car Calculator – US DOE EERE
Calculate the costs and benefits of using a hybrid vehicle or fleet compared to a conventional vehicle or fleet.
US Dept of Energy – Vehicles & Fuels
Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Transit
Offer a wide range of tools for riders, transit providers, and agencies.
The Center for Transportation Studies – University of Minnesota
The Center is a catalyst for transportation innovation through research, education, and outreach.
The Intellegent Transportation Systems Institute – University of Minnesota
The ITS Institute enhances the safety and mobility of road- and transit-based transportation through a focus on human-centered technology.
Sibley Bike Depot (formerly MN Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance)
This organization is a non-profit biking and walking organization that promotes healthy transportation and helps new riders through education and advocacy.
The National Center for Bicycling and Walking
NCBW helps create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities across North America by encouraging and supporting the efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies.
American Public Transportation Association
APTA is a leading national organization advancing public transportation.
Clean Airport Partnership
This non-profit group focuses on energy efficiency and sustainable development in airports under the Green Airport Initiative.
Car sharing in the Twin Cities.
A hybrid car Web site that looks at the feasibility and market viability of all types of hybrid vehicles.
More about electric vehicles.
Policies & Incentives
State & Local Transportation Grants and Funding – US EPA
Provides links to federal funding sources available to state and local agencies for projects relating to transportation and air quality.
New Energy for Cities: Energy-Saving & Job Creation Policies for Local Governments – Apollo Alliance
A guide to energy saving policies for urban areas; includes a section on transportation.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
STPP is a nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity, and protect the environment.
Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
An organization promoting sustainable and equitable transportation worldwide.