Metro Transit To Halt All Bus And Light Rail Service Through The WeekendMetro Transit announced they will be canceling all bus and light rail transit starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday. And as of 7:30 p.m. they say that all service is suspended through the weekend.
Metro Transit To Require Riders Wear Face Masks Starting MondayHowever, Metro Transit admitted that service will not be denied for those who do not wear a face mask, and riders without one will not be removed.
Local News Anchor Assaulted At Light Rail Station In Downtown MinneapolisA local newspaper reports that KSTP -TV anchor Matt Belanger was "struck near the eye with a rock at the Nicollet Mall station," around 9 a.m.
Police: 3 Teenagers Arrested After Video Of Assault On Light Rail Platform Surfaces On InstagramAuthorities had said the victim did not file a police report, and they had a hard time getting in touch with her.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metro Transit Enforcing Bus Limitations To Enhance Social DistancingMetro Transit is enforcing bus limitations that will take effect Thursday, April 16 to allow for better social distancing practices.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metropolitan Council To Begin Transporting Healthcare Workers To WorkThe service is available for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but riders must provide an employee identification badge.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metro Transit Employee Contracts COVID-19The employee did not operate a Metro Transit vehicle with the general public on board.
Coronavirus Updates: Metro Transit Now Advising Riders To Wear Face CoveringsMetro Transit has updated some guidelines for riders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metro Transit And Union Join Forces To Secure More Face MasksCurrently, close to 200 Metro Transit union employees are off the job, either with varying degrees if illnesses or on personal leaves.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: More Than 100 Metro Transit Employees Are In Self-IsolationRyan Timlin of Amalgamated Transit Union (Local 1005) tells WCCO that the biggest issue has been a lack of personal protective equipment for the employees.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Metro Transit Is Transporting The Homeless To Safe HavensThe transfers are a partnership between Metro Transit, Hennepin and Ramsey counties and others.