Metro Transit

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.
Opponents Of SWLRT Tie Ribbons To Trees In Proposed Route's PathCritics of the proposed Southwest Light Rail line are trying something new in their attempts to stop the project. On Saturday they tied green ribbons on trees that they say would be taken out to make way for the tracks along the Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis.
Minn. Sports Teams Counting On Mass Transit To Get Fans To GamesMinnesota United says it is expecting half of its soccer fans in a new St. Paul stadium to get to games using mass transit.
Ground Broken On New Transit Village Along Blue LineMinneapolis is breaking ground on its new Transit Village, a project to make services more accessible at existing transit stations. The site is near the southeast corner of Lake Street and 22nd Avenue South, adjacent to the Blue Line's Midtown light rail station and several bus routes.
Blue Line Extension Project Estimated To Cost $1.4BA possible extension of the Metro Transit Light Rail's Blue Line has been estimated to cost $1.4 billion. According to the Metropolitan Council the estimated cost is a result of added scope onto the expansion project.
Blue Line Extension Through North Minneapolis Gaining SupportThe extension would run through north Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Crystal and Brooklyn Park, drawing riders northwest of Brooklyn Park.
Charges: Metro Transit Bus Driver Demanded Sex From A MinorA Metro Transit bus driver is facing felony charges for sexually harassing a minor on the bus. Hennepin County attorneys charged 32-year-old Mahmud Dabshir Aden with 1 count of hiring or agreeing to hire a 16 to 17-year-old.
Lack Of Transportation Keeps St. Paul Schools From Later Start TimesThe push for a later start time for St. Paul High Schools has hit another road block. This time around the main setback is transportation.
Metro Transit Installs Solar Panels On Bus GaragesA lot of people try to be more energy efficient by using mass transit. Now, mass transit is turning to solar power to match that commitment.
Single-Day Ridership On LTR Reaches All-Time HighSingle-day ridership on the METRO Green and Blue lines has reached an all-time high topping over 100,000.
Black Lives Matter Plans Sunday Light Rail Shutdown For Vikes Home OpenerVikings fans heading to Sunday's home opener at TCF Bank Stadium may need to leave earlier than they would like. The group Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a protest which they say will shut down the light rail. Organizers say Metro Transit police violently arrested a 17-year-old black teenager with autism last month.
Serious Crimes Happening On Light-Rail Trains, PlatformsTo check out a breakdown of the crimes happening on each light rail stop, look at our interactive map.
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