New Law Holds LRT Drivers Accountable In Reckless Driving CrashesA Twin Cities dancer died when a light rail operator ran the train into his car in 2017. His death inspired a new law that's about to take effect.
Metro Transit Announces Increased Cleaning On LRT, Extra PatrollingMetro Transit is planning to add staff, according to general manager Wes Kooistra. During weekday commutes, four workers will be cleaning light rail cars while they're in service.
Federal Officials Give Southwest LRT Green LightThe project is expected to create 7,500 construction jobs, and will break ground by the end of the month.
Pedestrian Hit, Killed Trying To Out-Run Green Line Train In St. PaulAuthorities say an adult male is dead after trying to out-run a Metro Transit Green Line train in St. Paul Monday night.
Estimated 200 Homeless Use LRT For Shelter NightlyMetro Transit Police Chief John Harrington tells Minnesota Public Radio that the problem has been getting worse since he started the position in 2012.
Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By LRT Train In St. PaulAuthorities say a woman was killed Sunday afternoon after being hit by a light rail transit train in St. Paul.
Vehicular Rollover Halts Light Rail In Downtown Mpls.There was no immediate word as to what caused the rollover, but as of about 4:30 p.m., Metro Transit said it had restored service.
Light Rail Derails In Downtown MinneapolisA light-rail train derailed in downtown Minneapolis late Thursday morning, disrupting service for almost nine hours.
LRT-Car Crash Delays Blue, Green Lines In MinneapolisThere was no immediate word how serious the crash was.
Shutdown On Hwy. 55 To Move Century-Old Stormwater TunnelReplacing the old stormwater tunnel now will make the major construction of the Blue Line move a bit faster and will save money.
Metro Transit Bus, LRT Rates Going Up In OctoberThis marks the first time fares have gone up since 2008.
Light Rail Shut Down One Part Of Downtown Minneapolis Traffic HeadacheThe light rail is shutting down stops in downtown Minneapolis for 11 days. And major hassles are in store for car commuters too.
Downtown Minneapolis LRT Service To Be Suspended For 11 DaysThe light rail service will shut down Thursday, and begin again Monday, July 3.
Minnesota Lawmakers Split On Federal Funding For SWLRT LineThe federal budget includes planning for the Southwest LRT line proposed for Minneapolis and the western suburbs.
Green Line Service Back Up Following Interruption Near The UMetro Transit says service along the light rail Green Line between St. Paul and Minneapolis has been disrupted Wednesday morning. Replacement buses were shuttling LRT riders between the Prospect Park and Downtown East stations in Minneapolis.