St. Paul Man Accused Of Robbing, Assaulting Elderly Man On LRT PlatformA 44-year-old St. Paul man is accused of assaulting an elderly man at a Green Line platform in St. Paul Monday evening, according to charges filed in Ramsey County.
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Arrest Made In Fatal LRT StabbingMinneapolis police arrested a man overnight they believe is connected to a fatal stabbing at a light rail station. Officers took 25-year old Anthony Bowker into custody around midnight Sunday after investigators tracked him to a homeless shelter. They believe he stabbed a man to death at the Lake Street stop along the Blue Line around 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon.
1 Million Riders Board Green Line LRT In SeptemberWith some help from the Minnesota Vikings relocating their games to TCF Bank in Stadium Village, the new Green Line LRT between St. Paul and Minneapolis saw more than 1 million riders in September.
Green Line LRT Service Disrupted In St. PaulService along the Green Line LRT was disrupted Monday afternoon in St. Paul. Metro Transit said that buses were replacing trains between the Downtown East and Raymond Avenue Stations.
Woman Killed By Green Line LRT IdentifiedThe woman who was struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul over the weekend has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office says that 42-year-old Shana Buchanan, of Minneapolis, was killed after she was hit by a train.
Pedestrian Killed By Green Line Train In St. PaulA pedestrian was struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul Sunday morning. According to Metro Transit, the accident happened near the Westgate Station along the Green Line.
Riders Say Green Line Should Move FasterThe new green light rail line has been up and running for a month, without any major problems, but some have complained about how long a trip takes. Currently, it takes about 53 minutes to get from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis.
Met Council: Green Line Attracts $2.5B In DevelopmentMetro Transit's 11-mile Green Line light rail system running from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis begins service exactly one month from today on June 14. The route promises greater access throughout for the Twin Cities and metro area suburbs.
Light-Rail Train Derails In Downtown St. Paul Snow Snow has caused a light-rail train to derail during operator training in downtown St. Paul. A Metro Transit spokesman says the lead car of a three-car train came off the Green Line tracks around 4 p.m. Wednesday after hitting snow from last week's snowstorm.
LRT Line Between Twin Cities Opens June 14We now know the date for when the Metro Transit Green Line will open between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Officials announced Wednesday that starting June 14, thousands of Minnesotans will be able to ride on Light Rail Trains between the two downtowns.
Metro Transit: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By LRTA pedestrian is dead after being struck by a light rail train in Minneapolis Sunday evening, according to Metro Transit.