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Highway 55, Hiawatha, light rail

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

(credit: CBS)

Snapped Cable Puts Kink In Hwy. 55 Traffic, LRT

A bicycle and pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis has been closed for repairs after a cable support broke and caused a separate pair of cables to fail.

02/20/2012

(credit: CBS)

LRT Construction Hurting Chocolate Confectioner

Light rail construction along University Avenue is on schedule, but the work has come at a cost. It’s taken a toll on many of the businesses along that street.

02/09/2012

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Target Field Light Rail Station Receives $10M Grant

The Target Field light rail station will get some sprucing up thanks to a $10 million federal grant from the Department of Transportation.

12/15/2011

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: Metro Transit)

US Transpo Secretary To Tour Minn. Light Rail

U.S. Transportation Secretary will tour a light rail construction site in St. Paul where he’ll make a pitch that major transportation investments will create jobs.

09/19/2011

(credit: MnDOT)

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

A design composite of the Central Corridor Light Rail line at the Capitol East station. (credit: Metropolitan Council)

Washington Ave. Closes For LRT Construction

The street that goes through the heart of the University of Minnesota will be forever free of cars and trucks.

05/16/2011

(credit: CBS)

Metropolitan Council Needs Help Naming Transit System

San Francisco has BART, Chicago the “El” and in D.C., everyone hops on the Metro, but what about the Twin Cities?

02/23/2011

(credit: Metro Transit)

LRT Service Back Up In Downtown Mpls.

Light rail train service was interrupted Thursday morning in downtown Minneapolis due to an equipment problem.

01/27/2011

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Man Stabbed In Neck Waiting For LRT

A man was hospitalized after he was stabbed in the neck while waiting for a light rail train in Minneapolis Wednesday night.

12/30/2010

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