LRT

(credit: Metropolitan Council)

Business Owners Say ‘Thank You’ To LRT Workers

The “Central Corridor” is an 11-mile line that will link downtown St. Paul with downtown Minneapolis by 2014. It should be 75 percent complete by the end of this year.

09/10/2012

(credit: Metropolitan Council)

Central Corridor Joined To Hiawatha LRT Line

Crews working on the Central Corridor light rail line that will connect downtown Minneapolis with downtown St. Paul reached a milestone on Wednesday. The line was officially joined with the existing Hiawatha LRT line in Minneapolis.

09/05/2012

(credit: Metro Transit)

Buses Will Replace LRT In Downtown This Weekend

Some scheduled construction work means that buses will be replacing trains along a stretch of the Hiawatha LRT line this weekend.

08/03/2012

(credit: Metro Transit)

Light Rail To Partially Shut Down This Weekend

The clang-clang-clang of the “trolley” will be replaced by the beep-beep-beep of the Metro Transit bus along part of the Hiawatha Avenue route this weekend.

05/01/2012

(credit: Metro Transit)

Metro Transit Seeing More Riders With Higher Gas Prices

High gas prices may be prompting more people to ride the bus.

03/15/2012

(credit: CBS)

Hiawatha Light Rail Resumes Service At All Stops

After a long and, for some, frustrating week of commuting in south Minneapolis, the Hiawatha Light Rail service once again resumed operations in all stations.

02/24/2012

(credit: CBS)

Good Question: How Do They Wrap Ads On LRT Cars?

They are the largest moving billboards in Minnesota, rolling from the Mall of America to Target Field. So, how do they get the ads on the light rail cars?

02/22/2012

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

Target Field Concert Pic 2

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

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