The Twin Cities Metropolitan area is a vibrant and growing seven-county region with several large Fortune 500 companies and endless offerings – performing arts and music venues, professional sports teams, dinning and is home to entertainment destinations such as Mall of America, Paisley Park, Valley Fair and more. The Twin Cities lies on the Mississippi River, bisecting the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul offering two distinct downtown central business districts for the region.
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) is the second largest transportation agency in Minnesota, and serves seven cities throughout the south metropolitan area, spanning Dakota and Scott counties. MVTA operates 25 routes, including local service, express peak-oriented service, reverse commute service, suburb-to-suburb service, as well as first-last mile micro-transit service, MVTA Connect, and special service offerings. MVTA is situated primarily in Burnsville. MVTA administrative and operating facilities include the Burnsville Transit Station, Burnsville Bus Garage, and Eagan Bus Garage. MVTA also owns and operates several transit stations and park-and-ride facilities throughout our service area.