“The city believes Target Field Station will serve as a vital component to the continued successful redevelopment of the North Loop area, and will further consolidate the reputation of the Twin Cities’ transportation network as one of the best in the nation.”
– Barbara Johnson
President, Minneapolis City Council
Target Field Station (the Interchange): Connecting People and Places
Opening in 2014, Target Field Station will serve as a central, multi-modal transportation hub and community gathering space in downtown Minneapolis.
Located next to Target Field, connected to the North Loop neighborhood and adjacent to the historic Warehouse District, this unique destination will connect communities by linking the region’s growing light and commuter rail transit network, and miles of bike and walking trails. Near Target Field Station, visitors will access daily bus operations that connect the Twin Cities Metropolitan area.
With its central location and as one of Minneapolis’ foremost gathering spaces, Target Field Station will better connect the North Loop and surrounding neighborhoods to downtown Minneapolis. Additionally, with thousands of people passing through Target Field Station each day, it will open the door to redevelopment opportunities that complement the station, Target Field, Minneapolis Farmers Market and the surrounding area.
Target Field Station is a project of Hennepin County, the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority, and the Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. Target Field Station has been a continual collaborative effort between Hennepin County, Knutson Construction, and Perkins Eastman.
Target Field Station will easily connect communities throughout the region through the Hiawatha LRT (the METRO Blue Line), Northstar Commuter Rail, and the Central Corridor LRT (the METRO Green Line), currently being constructed. The proposed Southwest and Bottineau Transitways will also stop at Target Field Station destination. Near Target Field Station, visitors will access daily bus operations that connect the Twin Cities Metropolitan area.