Light Rail Trains Will Be Powered By Wind On Earth DayMetro Transit's Blue and Green lines are going green for Earth Day.
Reality Check: The Cost Of Subsidized TransitWhile it’s true that taxpayers subsidize every passenger on the light rail, it's less than you think and less than other common transit systems.
The Debate Over Light Rail ContinuesThe Southwest Light Rail Transit project would add a third leg to the Twin Cities' still-young train system, and link the populous and affluent southern and western suburbs to the jobs, education and entertainment of the city center.
Study: Up To 10 Percent Of Riders Freeloading On Light RailA new report shows that as many as one in 10 people aren't paying to ride the light rail.
Met Council Says Cost Of SWLRT Has Risen By $19 MillionThe Metropolitan Council says the price to build the Southwest Light Rail has gone up $19 million because of inaction by lawmakers.
Suspicious Package Briefly Shuts Down Light Rail In Downtown MinneapolisTrain service between the Nicollet Mall and Hennepin Avenue stations is being moved to buses as police investigate.
Police Investigate 2 Attacks By Teens In St. PaulSt. Paul police are investigating two separate assaults involving a group of teens. Both attacks occurred in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood, according to police.
St. Paul Secures Land For New Park Near Green LineThe green line is getting a new green space. The city of St. Paul secured a five-acre property near Griggs Street and University Avenue Wednesday.
ME Identifies Man In Wheelchair Struck, Killed By LRTA man in a motorized wheelchair that was struck and killed by a Blue Line Light Rail train Sunday has been identified. Authorities said 61-year-old Daniel Wease, of Minneapolis, died of blunt force injuries he suffered after being struck by the LRT.
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.
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.