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Light-Rail Service Suspended This Weekend

Those hoping to use the train to get in and out of downtown Minneapolis should brush up on their Plan B.

11/15/2012

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Metro Transit To Offer Free Rides To Wolves Games

Metro Transit will once again be offering free bus and light rail rides to Minnesota Timberwolves fans before and after every home game this forthcoming season, according to the team.

11/02/2012

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Police: Man Stabbed Near LRT Station In Minneapolis

Police are investigating after a man was apparently stabbed near a light rail transit station on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis early Wednesday morning.

10/17/2012

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Central Corridor Joined To Hiawatha LRT Line

Crews working on the Central Corridor light rail line that will connect downtown Minneapolis with downtown St. Paul reached a milestone on Wednesday. The line was officially joined with the existing Hiawatha LRT line in Minneapolis.

09/05/2012

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Central Corridor Reaches The Halfway Mark

The Central Corridor light rail project has reached a milestone. The 11-mile line connecting the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis is now 50 percent complete.

05/14/2012

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Free LRT Rides Saturday Night For St. Paddy’s Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and if it turns out that you’re have a little too much fun out there, consider riding a Metro Transit light rail train.

03/17/2012

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Hiawatha Light Rail Resumes Service At All Stops

After a long and, for some, frustrating week of commuting in south Minneapolis, the Hiawatha Light Rail service once again resumed operations in all stations.

02/24/2012

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Last Inspection Of Pedestrian Bridge Found No Problems

Engineers found no sign of trouble during their last inspection of a pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis where a suspension cable broke loose Sunday night.

02/21/2012

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Klobuchar Unveils $10M Interchange For Downtown Mpls.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed details for a new transportation interchange in downtown Minneapolis Thursday morning, as well as a way to help pay for it.

12/22/2011

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Light Rail Construction Closes Washington Ave. Bridge

If you plan on commuting around Minneapolis this weekend, you’ll want to avoid the Washington Avenue bridge over the Mississippi River.

11/17/2011

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Metro Transit Warns Of Cell Phone Thefts On LRT

Light rail passengers are hearing a new warning as they stand on the platform, waiting for the train. They’re being alerted to the newest trend in crime: cell phone theft.

11/02/2011

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Toppled Power Line Halts LRT

A toppled power pole has stopped train traffic along the Hiawatha Light Rail line Friday morning, authorities said.

08/05/2011

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LRT Line Flooded Out In Bloomington

Standing water in the south metro has forced the Hiawatha Light Rail line to shut down between the 28th Avenue and Mall of America stations.

07/15/2011

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Charges: Mom Pushed Child In Stroller Down Stairs

A mother has been arrested after allegedly pushing her baby in a stroller down a flight of stairs at the Lake Street light rail train station Tuesday evening.

05/06/2011

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Feds Sign Commitment To LRT Funding

Federal officials on Tuesday signed a formal funding commitment for the Central Corridor light rail line said to be the largest public works project in Minnesota’s history.

04/26/2011

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