Green Line Service Back Up Following Interruption Near The UMetro Transit says service along the light rail Green Line between St. Paul and Minneapolis has been disrupted Wednesday morning. Replacement buses were shuttling LRT riders between the Prospect Park and Downtown East stations in Minneapolis.
Power Outage Disrupts LRT Service In Twin CitiesMetro Transit reported that light-rail train service was disrupted Wednesday morning as the result of a power outage. Metro Transit said that the outage was affecting both the Blue Line as well as the Green Line.
Bike Lobby Seeks 25 MPH Speed Limit For MN City StreetsMinnesota's bike lobby is hoping to get state legislators to lower speed limits on city streets around the state, arguing it would make cyclists and pedestrians safer. The state's bike lobby would like to see a speed limit of 25 mph.
Teen Killed, Another Hurt In Faribault County CrashA teenager from St. James was killed in a crash along Highway 169 between Winnebago and Blue Earth Wednesday evening. The crash also seriously injured a 19-year-old passenger in the same vehicle.
1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Crash By School BusAt least one person was killed in Le Sueur County in a crash near a school bus Tuesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patriol, the crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. near Highway 13 and 380 Street, not far from Highway 99.
Metro Transit Reviewing Light Rail Safety ProceduresMetro Transit is reviewing its light rail safety procedures and equipment, and looking at ways to fully inform the public about the dangers of crossing tracks while the trains are running.
1 Killed In Crash Near MenomonieA 44-year-old Wisconsin man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Dunn County Sunday morning. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the crash was reported on 90th Avenue roughly half a mile south of County Highway Q.
Road Closures Planned Near Downtown Minneapolis Next WeekDrivers near downtown Minneapolis may need to find a few ways around town amid highway road closures next week. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, access from southbound Interstate 35W to either southbound Highway 55 or westbound Interstate 94 will be unavailable for a period of time.
Where Does Lost Luggage At MSP End Up?We are heading into the busiest travel week of the year. About 30,000 people pass through security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport each day, more during the holidays.
Hwy. 212 Reopens Following Fatal Broadside CrashA fatal broadside crash has closed one direction of traffic on Highway 212 and reduced it down to one lane in the opposite direction. The crash happened near Pioneer Trail, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 2007 Buick LaCrosse apparently lost control on the bridge over Bluff Creek and went through the median into oncoming traffic.
MN Rep.: With 'Driverless' Cars Coming, Why Spend On Light Rail?Minnesota should prepare for thousands of "driverless" cars on state roads in the very near future. That's the prediction of a top state lawmaker, who says self-driving cars will one day outnumber traditional vehicles, and make other forms of transportation obsolete.
Driver, 70, Dies In Broadside Crash With SemiA 70-year-old driver was killed after they pulled out in front of a semi truck in Stearns County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened Thursday afternoon along County Road 67 at about 5:30 p.m.