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.
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.
Metro Transit: 2 Pedestrians Struck By LRT In Separate IncidentsTwo pedestrians have been struck by light rail trains in separate incidents Monday morning, according to Metro Transit.
Bicyclist Killed By Mpls. LRT Had Been In Similar Accident BeforeThe bicyclist who was struck and killed Friday morning by a light rail train in south Minneapolis has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says 29-year-old Jason Michael McCormick, of Minneapolis, died from blunt force trauma after he was hit by the Blue Line train at 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue at about 7:30 a.m.
Cyclist Stuck By LRT In South Minneapolis DiesFor the second day in a row, a light rail train has been involved in a fatal crash. Metro Transit officials say a man was struck by a Blue Line train just before 7 a.m. Friday morning at 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis.
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.