Metro Transit officials said Wednesday that in the first half of the year there have been nearly 40 million riders on buses and trains, up less than one percent from this time last year. Officials said there have been 312,000 more rides than last year so far.
Every day a quarter of a million people ride Metro Transit buses and trains. They’re leaving behind their cars and high gas prices, and according to officials, nearly 20,000 items. That’s what riders lost last year, a figure which includes about 1,200 bikes.
A Metro Transit bus lost control and crashed into multiple parked cars on Tuesday afternoon near 10th Street and Second Avenue South in Minneapolis.
No one was hurt after a bus drove off the road Thursday afternoon, and crashed into a tree in Brooklyn Park.
Metro Transit officials said Wednesday they’re looking to hear at least 100 bus drivers to add to its workforce.
Two boys are banned from Metro Transit for one month after concerned passengers and witnesses called police saying they were armed.
A 55-year-old man died Friday evening, authorities say, after his car collided with a light-rail train and was pushed about 500 feet down a south Minneapolis track while on fire.
Metro Transit officials are on the scene of an accident involving a vehicle and Minneapolis light rail car.
Authorities say light rail service in downtown Minneapolis resumed just before 1 p.m. Thursday after being disrupted because of a downed power line.
No one was seriously injured after a commercial truck collided with a light rail train Tuesday afternoon at Fifth Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, according to Metro Transit.
Post offices as well as all local, state and federal government offices will be closed Monday to mark Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
More than 81 million customers boarded Metro Transit buses and trains in 2012 – an increase of 165,044 rides over 2011.
Metro transit employees are going to work Tuesday morning knowing they have a new contract under their belt.
Employees with Metro Transit will vote on a new deal on Monday in an effort to avoid a work stoppage.
Step into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you’re immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.