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.
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.
Black Lives Matter Plans Sunday Light Rail Shutdown For Vikes Home OpenerVikings fans heading to Sunday's home opener at TCF Bank Stadium may need to leave earlier than they would like. The group Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a protest which they say will shut down the light rail. Organizers say Metro Transit police violently arrested a 17-year-old black teenager with autism last month.
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.
Trains, Buses and Automobiles, 'Go-To' Users Can Ride Them AllA "Go-To" transit card will now work anywhere in the metro-area. Metro Transit users can now access Hourcars with their "Go-To" card.