This 91,000 sf facility provides office space, driver support space, garage and maintenance space to support the operations of SouthWest Transit. Hay Dobbs completed this work in a phased approach to maintain operational continuity and integrity while improving the overall function of the facility. About SouthWest Transit In 1986, the SouthWest Minneapolis suburbs of Chaska, Chanhassen, and Eden Prairie chose to opt out of the Metropolitan Transit Commission transit system in accordance with Minnesota State Statutes. Under a joint powers agreement between the three cities, they created their own transit system, SouthWest Metro Transit. Now known as SouthWest Transit, they.