SouthWest Transit says there are not enough riders on its local bus routes and plans to discontinue service starting Feb. 2.
A public hearing on the proposal will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, giving riders a chance to comment on the elimination of Routes 635 and 636.
Route 635 has eight trips that includes stops at the SouthWest Station in Eden Prairie plus the Eden Prairie Library, Hennepin Technical College and the intersection of Anderson Lakes Pkwy. and Chestnut Drive.
Route 636 has four trips the serve SouthWest Station, the Edendale retirement residence, Sterling Ponds senior apartments and the Eden Prairie Community Center.
Meanwhile, the agency has reduced the number of trips from Eden Prairie to the Target Campus in Brooklyn Park. Route 687 will now have only two northbound and two southbound trips each weekday. The schedule adjustment took effect Monday. The agency said low ridership is the reason for the elimination of one trip in each direction.