Twin Cities LTR Extension: Purple Line
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The 2004 introduction of the light rail transit system to the Twin Cities area has quickly become the most cost-efficient mode of transportation for residents. The continued success of the light rail has prompted the Metropolitan Council to explore expansion opportunities, with emphasis being put on equity and future development areas, as stated in their Thrive MSP 2040 master plan. To create an optimal route, we will be proposing a metro light rail extension using weighted raster sum overlay and cost path analysis.