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Are you moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota? Moving to another state is a big step. The only way to avoid any complications or problems during or after relocation is to prepare for it thoroughly. It is of crucial importance for you to do research on the moving process, as well as on all the things you deem important about your future home city, such as amenities, house prices, costs of living, employment opportunities, and schools. If you are going to live and work in Minneapolis, you already know that commuting will be an integral part of your daily activities. That is why it is particularly important for you to explore all the commuting options in Minneapolis. For that reason, we at USA Auto Transport have put together this guide to getting around Minneapolis, Minnesota.
How Do I Get Around Minneapolis, Minnesota?
Commuting through Minneapolis can be done in several ways. Firstly, there is the public transportation system. There are currently two light rail lines and one commuter rail line in Minneapolis:
– The METRO Blue Line runs from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and the Mall of America to downtown and back. Due to its convenient route, it is very popular among tourists;
– The METRO Green Line runs from the downtown, by the University of Minnesota, along the University Avenue, into the downtown areas of the neighboring city of Saint Paul;
– The Northstar Commuter Rail runs for 40 miles from the Big Lake through suburbs, to Target Field.
Another widespread way of getting around the city is cycling. Minneapolis ranks in the top thirty cities for the highest percentage of bicycle commuters. The biking trail network is comprehensive and well-developed. It is a great way to get from your home to the nearest rail station if you are going to live in a suburban area. In addition to this, Minneapolis is considered a very walkable city.
Why Do I Need a Car In Minneapolis, Minnesota?
Public transportation in Minneapolis is a great way to commute. However, your traveling through the city probably won’t be limited to going to and from work. If you are planning to go out from time to time, you should know that public transport after midnight is practically non-existent. In addition, if you are going to live in an area that is not too close to downtown, you will likely need a car. In addition to this, getting around Minneapolis in a car is pretty easy. Its streets are positioned in a grid system, which means that getting lost is practically impossible. Interstate 35 (I-35) splits into the east and west extension, with I-35W running through Minneapolis. Interstate 395 (I-395) runs from Minneapolis to the suburbs on the west. In addition, there are two loop routes, Interstate 494 (I-494) and Interstate 694 (I-694) that form a beltway around the twin cities Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
To see a map of the streets of Minneapolis and get directions for your daily commutes through the city, click here.
Open vs. Enclosed Trailer
USA Auto Transport will make sure that everything goes smooth as silk with your car’s move. Your choice of car haulers include:
Open trailers are the most common choice when it comes to auto transport. This method is cost effective, you will be able to get faster pickup times and you can transport more vehicles at once.
Enclosed Trailer is a premium method which offers special transport when moving an expensive, exotic, racing, classic or irreplaceable cars. These types of cars need a little more care, that’s why only the most experienced drivers will be assigned to handle this move.
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