Minnesota, Wisconsin Among Top 5 Best States For DrivingMinnesotans seeking the best driving experience can rest east, as a new ranking places the state among the top five best in the nation. Minnesota comes in with the fifth best state in the U.S. with the best conditions for drivers, according to a study by Bankrate.
Metro Transit Celebrates Green Line's 1st Year With Weekend ClosuresMetro Transit is excited about the continued success of the Green Line. Sunday marks its one-year anniversary, so Metro Transit will distribute commemorative buttons along the way on Monday.
Minnesota Man's 6-Hour Commute Video Goes ViralMany in the Twin Cities are used to work commutes of a half-hour, an hour, or perhaps even a little bit more. But how about a six-hour commute? Ian Bearce, of Maple Grove, shot a time-lapse video of his entire commute to the office, which is located in Manhattan.
Zombies Pop Up In DT Mpls. For Lottery PromotionIt wasn't a typical Tuesday morning commute for some light rail riders in downtown Minneapolis. They found themselves sharing the platform with some zombies! The Minnesota Lottery sent the undead to the Government Plaza as part of a promotion for a new scratch game called "The Walking Dead."
Report: More Minnesotans Are Bike CommutingA new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the number of Minnesota commuters biking to work is on the incline. The amount of bikers has more than doubled from 1.9 percent in 2000 to 4.1 percent in 2012.
Buses Replace Light Rail Line In Downtown Mpls. This WeekendCommuters taking light-rail trains to and from downtown Minneapolis this weekend will be hopping on a bus for a portion of their trip, according to Metro Transit officials. The Blue Line, formerly called the Hiawatha Line, will undergo scheduled maintenance from Friday at 7:30 p.m. till Monday at 3:30 a.m. between the Target Field and Franklin Avenue stations.
Commuters Concerned Over Latest Northstar Line DelayThree days after some of the worst driving conditions in recent memory, plenty of people were still late to work, but the roads weren't the culprit. The Northstar Commuter Rail line was once again delayed for commuters coming in from the northwest, with Monday morning delays of 60 to 90 minutes reported.
Drivers Prep For Another Slow CommuteThe closer we get to spring, the harder it is to deal with a snowy commute into work. Such was the case Monday morning.
The Reasons Behind Gas Spike In MinnesotaThe average price of gas in the Twin Cities is around $3.45 per gallon, which is nearly 40 cents higher than it was a month ago. So, why did prices jump so high so quickly?
I-694's Major Reconstruction Begins In JuneIt's among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.
Wet, Sloppy Snow Made It Hard For Minn. CommutersWhile some folks were enjoying the snow, those who had to try to get around in it Wednesday were not as happy.
Transit Ridership Grows In The Twin Cities More people are avoiding high gas prices and jammed freeways by jumping on buses and trains.
Metro Transit Reports High RidershipNew figures show the Northstar Commuter Rail isn't getting nearly as many riders as expected, but overall more people are taking public transit as they head to and from work.