MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The new green light rail line has been up and running for a month, without any major problems, but some have complained about how long a trip takes.
Currently, it takes about 53 minutes to get from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis, which is slower than what Metro Transit first predicted.READ MORE: Jackie Young Scores 25 For Aces In 93-87 Win Over Lynx
At a public meeting last night, Mayor Chris Coleman reportedly said he’s open to giving the Green Line first dibs at traffic lights at smaller intersections along University Avenue.READ MORE: Survey: Average American Eats 4 Salads A Week
While Metro Transit operates the line, St. Paul controls the traffic lights along it.MORE NEWS: Valleyfair Opens For The Season: Previewing The Food And Renovations
Coleman said at busier intersections, trains will still have to wait their turn.