Prior Lake Transit Services
The City of Prior Lake has two transit service options: The Laker Lines Express to Downtown and Dial-A-Ride service. Prior Lake is a member of the Suburban Transit Association.
For more information about local transit, contact Casey McCabe at (952) 447-9815.
|Laker Lines/ BlueXpress Downtown Express Service (All Year)
Looking for a break from the hassles of bumper-to-bumper traffic and lack of parking in downtown Minneapolis? Try Laker Lines, the City of Prior Lake's transit service, a joint transit service between Shakopee Transit and Laker Lines. Click on BlueXpress for more information.
There are two convenient park-and-ride locations: (1) Southbridge Crossings Transit Station at County Rd. 18 and Crossings Blvd. and (2) Eagle Creek Park and Ride at County Rd. 16 and County Rd. 21. See locations.
Laker Lines buses roll year-round with the exception of New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Buses continue to roll up Highway 169 to Interstate Highway 394 en route to downtown Minneapolis. For schedules, route information, and other transit links, visit the BlueXpress webpage.
Dial-A-Ride is a shared-ride service by reservation only and runs all year based on availability. Door-to-door assistance is available and the buses are all wheelchair lift-equipped. Scott County Transit integrates with the Dial-A-Ride services of the surrounding communities to take you anywhere you need to go in the seven county metro area. Rides are reserved on a first-call, first served basis up to three days in advance. Call (952) 496-8341 (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) weekdays to reserve a ride.
Calling at least 24 hours in advance is recommended. Visit Scott County's Transit webpage for more information about transit options.
|Commitment to Fairness (Title VI)
The City of Prior Lake, also known as Local Laker Lines, pledges you will have access to all services and benefits without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or socioeconomic status. The City of Prior Lake will not tolerate discrimination by its employees or entities it contracts with for products and services. To download the complete Title VI Plan which is a notification of the Public's of Rights Under Title VI, click here.
The City of Prior Lake prohibits all discriminatory practices that may result in an individual:
• Being denied any service, financial aid or benefit provided under a program to which he or she may be otherwise entitled.
• Being held to different standards or requirements for participation. Experiencing segregation or separate treatment in any part of a program.
• Being subject to distinctions in quality, quantity or manner in which a benefit is provided.
• Experiencing discrimination in any activities conducted in a City of Prior Lake facility built in whole or part with Federal funds.
Further, the City of Prior Lake will:
• Avoid or reduce harmful human health and environmental effects on minority and low income populations.
• Ensure full and fair participation by all communities, including low income and minority populations in the transportation decision-making process.
These rights are guaranteed to you under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which says in part:
No person in the United State shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. (42 U.S.C. Sec200d)
In addition, Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations, 1994 provides:
Each Federal agency shall make achieving environmental justice part of its mission by identifying and addressing, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority populations and low-income populations.
How to File a Complaint
If you believe that you have been discriminated against in relationship to the City of Prior Lake because of your race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or socioeconomic status, you may file a written complaint with the City of Prior Lake at:
Community Development Specialist
Prior Lake City Hall | 4646 Dakota Street SE. | Prior Lake, MN 55372
Complaint forms are available here and at City Hall.
You may also contact Metropolitan Council Director of Equal Opportunity at 651-602-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information
For more information about the Laker Lines, call Community Development Specialist Casey McCabe at (952) 447-9815, or e-mail email@example.com.