Blue Line Extension Project Estimated To Cost $1.4BA possible extension of the Metro Transit Light Rail's Blue Line has been estimated to cost $1.4 billion. According to the Metropolitan Council the estimated cost is a result of added scope onto the expansion project.
Blue Line Extension Through North Minneapolis Gaining SupportThe extension would run through north Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Crystal and Brooklyn Park, drawing riders northwest of Brooklyn Park.
Single-Day Ridership On LTR Reaches All-Time HighSingle-day ridership on the METRO Green and Blue lines has reached an all-time high topping over 100,000.
Serious Crimes Happening On Light-Rail Trains, PlatformsTo check out a breakdown of the crimes happening on each light rail stop, look at our interactive map.
Mpls. Police: Bicyclist Injured In Light Rail CrashMinneapolis police say a bicyclist was injured Thursday afternoon in an accident involving a Metro Transit light rail train. The accident occurred near 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue in south Minneapolis.
Metro Transit Celebrates Green Line's 1st Year With Weekend ClosuresMetro Transit is excited about the continued success of the Green Line. Sunday marks its one-year anniversary, so Metro Transit will distribute commemorative buttons along the way on Monday.
Report: Twin Cities Losing Over $1M On Free Metro Transit RidersA new report claims the Twin Cities is losing over a million dollars every year due to "fare dodgers," meaning people who don't pay for a ride on the light rail.
News Click: Fare Jumping
Woman Recovering From Attack At LRT StationA woman is recovering this morning after being beaten and robbed near a light rail stop. Bri, who didn't want WCCO to use her last name, still has a bloody face from the attack that left her with stitches.
Accident Causes Minor Delays Light Rail's Blue LineAn accident on the Light Rail Blue Line may cause some minor delays for passengers Wednesday morning. According to Metro Transit officials, the accident occured at Interstate 494 and 34th Avenue.
Woman Hit By Blue Line Train; Rail Service DisruptedA Blue Line light rail train struck a woman Thursday as she was walking through a designated crossing area.
Blue Line Train Service Restored After Derailment The Blue Line train service has been restored between the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America after a train went off the tracks over the weekend. Metro Transit says crews repaired the light rail line by 5 a.m. Monday, in time for the morning commute.