Metro Transit Driver Sentenced For Soliciting Pregnant Teen On BusThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office says a Minneapolis bus driver pleaded guilty Friday to one count of soliciting a teenage girl for sex. Metro Transit bus driver Mahmud Dabshir Aden, 33, is accused of exposing himself to a pregnant 16-year-old girl and asking her to perform a sex act on him.
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.
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.
Witnesses Describe Minneapolis Fatal Light Rail AccidentThe Metro Transit Police Department is investigating what led up to a Blue Line train accident that left one man dead on Sunday. Witnesses say a man in a wheelchair was using a crosswalk near S. 24th Ave and E. 32nd St. in south Minneapolis.
LRT Riders React To Latest Pedestrian FatalityAuthorities say a person in a motorized wheelchair died Sunday night after being hit by a Metro Transit Blue Line train in south Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 6 p.m. near 32nd St. S. The victim was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with critical injuries.
Police: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Blue Line Train In South MinneapolisAuthorities say a person in a motorized wheelchair died Sunday night after being hit by a Metro Transit Blue Line train in south Minneapolis. The incident happened at about 6 p.m. near 32nd St. S.
Safe, Cost Effective Transportation Options Available For NYE CelebratorsIt's New Year's Eve and many people are planning to head out on the town to celebrate. But first, make sure to plan a safe ride home! For those celebrating in the metro area, there are plenty of options to make sure you get a sober, safe ride home.
Metro Transit Reviewing Light Rail Safety ProceduresMetro Transit is reviewing its light rail safety procedures and equipment, and looking at ways to fully inform the public about the dangers of crossing tracks while the trains are running.
Metro Transit: 2 Pedestrians Struck By LRT In Separate IncidentsTwo pedestrians have been struck by light rail trains in separate incidents Monday morning, according to Metro Transit.
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.
Metro Transit Unveils First 'Bus Rapid Transit' To Be Used On A LineMetro Transit has unveiled the first bus in its new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, which will be used on it’s new A Line in 2016.
What Is Closed On Veterans Day?November 11 marks Veterans Day, the day dedicated to remembering, recognizing and honoring veterans from through America’s history. As a nationally recognized holiday there are a few places that are closed.