Mass Transit

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Release date / Patch
2017-05-18 / 1.7

Store: Expansion

Mass Transit is a DLC which is the fourth expansion for Cities: Skylines and was announced on 2017-02-28[1][2] and released on 2017-05-18.[3]

Official description

Mass Transit is the latest expansion for Cities: Skylines, the award-winning city-building game, and it brings several new systems into play to help citizens traverse their towns in speed and style. Commuters can now get around on the water, up high mountain peaks, and even through the sky thanks to the addition of ferries, monorails, cable cars, and blimps to the game.

Along with new transit service buildings, mass transit hubs where lines can exchange passengers, new scenarios, new landmarks, and new road types, urban planners now have more options than ever to add unique style and personality to their growing cities.

Sick Transit, Glorious Money: Add a wealth of new transit options to your city, and add wealth to your city’s income! Let your citizens get across town in ferries, blimps, cable cars, and monorails!

Orderly Hub, Bub: New mass transit hubs can bring all of your services together, letting citizens change rail lines in one building, or hop from the bus onto the ferry, or even find their way through a sprawling monorail-train-metro station.

Become a Roads Scholar: Explore a set of new challenge scenarios focused on fixing traffic problems and adding new transit systems. New road types, bridges and canals adds variety to your city, and new ways to solve its challenges. Become an expert in traffic flow, and then use that knowledge to improve your personal city!

New Hats for Chirper: NEW. HATS. FOR CHIRPER. (and also new unique buildings, policies and achievements. But HATS!)


New Service Buildings

New Unique Buildings

New Roads

Official screenshots

Official Videos

Cities: Skylines "Mass Transit" Announcement Trailer. (2017-02-28)
Cities: Skylines "Mass Transit" Release Date Reveal. (2017-04-13)
Cities: Skylines "Mass Transit" release trailer. (2017-05-18)

Patch notes

Patch 1.7.0

Main article: Patch 1.7.0

Transit methods

  • Ferries
  • Cable cars
  • Elevated monorail
  • Blimps


  • New mass transit related service buildings
  • Multiplatform train station with metro station
  • End-of-line train station with metro station
  • Ferry + bus stop
  • Monorail + bus hub
  • Monorail + train + metro hub
  • 3 new scenarios
  • 3 new landmarks
  • 3 new Chirper hats
  • New chirps
  • 3 new policies
  • 14 new Steam achievements
  • New road types
  • 3 new canals variations

Patch 1.8.0

Main article: Patch 1.8.0
  • Fixed: Missing Clark Cable and Cables Galore achievements updated description text translation
  • Fixed: Unable to trigger TUTORIAL_TEXT[RoadNamesOpen]
  • Fixed: Cut off Mass Transit scenarios description in KO
  • Fixed: Overlapping Ferry Depot short description in building info panel in RU
  • Fixed: Ferry Depot long description text overflow the window and cover Water and Electricity usage in RU
  • Fixed: Ferry Stop short description text overflow building info panel in RU
  • Fixed: [BlimpLine] tutorial title is too long and goes out of the text frame in DE, ES and RU
  • Fixed: Clipping highway props on two-lanes highways with sound barriers
  • Fixed: Intercity trains going to the monorail-train-metro-hub show "confused" status
  • Fixed: "Steve" for road naming achievement in ZH in not translated

Patch 1.9.0

Main article: Patch 1.9.0
  • Fixed: User can construct steep cable car cables connections resulting with multiple issues
  • Fixed: Elevated Cable Car Cables can overlap slightly when built close to each other
  • Fixed: Inconsistent Mass Transit DLC highways noise pollution and radius values
  • Fixed: Player can snap ferry related assets to underwater canals

Patch 1.9.1

Main article: Patch 1.9.X
  • Fixed wrong car spawn / taxi wait position for over road monorail station
  • Asymmetrical Three-Lane Road slope LOD fix
  • Monorail line tool is not unlocked after building Monorail Tracks on Two-Lane Road
  • Texture glitch noticeable on intersection of 'Monorail Track and Road' and standalone Monorail Tracks
  • It is possible to create sharp angle intersections with Monorail Station with Road

Patch 1.10.0

Main article: Patch 1.10.0
  • Fixed: Blimp Billboard ad "Books are the way to the wisdom" Grammar is incorrect
  • Asymmetrical Three-lane slope LOD fix
  • Fixed: Two-Way Highway description mistake on German translation
  • Fixed: Ferry Depots sidewalls texture is "pixelated"

Patch 1.10.1

Main article: Patch 1.10.X
  • Reduced noise pollution and radius of Monorail Stations

Patch 1.13.0

Main article: Patch 1.13.0
  • Added Public Transport Hubs construction sub-tab under Transport category for After Dark, Mass Transit and Sunset Harbor expansions owners
  • Fixed: Ferries operating on set day/night time do not return to depots when the day/night cycle changes and ferries shift end

Dev diaries

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about Mass Transit expansion and patches 1.7, 1.7.X and 1.8.

No. Title and Link Description Date
1 Word of the week #4 - 6/2017 Working on some super cool stuff I’m not allowed to tell you guys just yet. Kyykkä. 2017-02-10
2 Word of the week 5 CO word of the week #5 - 8/2017 (Teaser about "Mass Transit" news coming.) 2017-02-24
3 Word of the week 6 CO word of the week #6 - 10/2017 ("Mass Transit" has been announced.) 2017-03-09
4 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 1 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 1 - More Than Just New Public Transport Types 2017-03-15
5 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 2 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 2 - Ferries 2017-03-29
6 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 3 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 3 - Blimps & Cable Cars 2017-04-12
7 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 4 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 4 - Monorails 2017-04-26
8 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 5 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 5 - Hub Buildings and intersection settings 2017-05-10
9 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 6 Mass Transit - Dev Diary 6 - Mass Transit in Action 2017-05-17


  1. Forum: Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit announced! - TinyWiking (Forum and Support Manager) (2017-02-28)
  2. Paradox: New Expansion for Cities: Skylines Majors in Commuter Science (2017-02-28)
  3. Paradox: Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit Out in May (2017-04-13)