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.
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.
Woman Struck, Killed By LRT In St. PaulThe St. Paul Fire Department says a woman was struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul Thursday morning.
Authorities: Pedestrian Struck By Light Rail Train In St. PaulA pedestrian is in the hospital after being struck by a light rail train in St. Paul. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pedestrian was struck by the LRT at Snelling and University avenues. Metro Transit says the incident occurred at 2 p.m.
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.