Metro Transit Announces $4 Million Annual Safety Investment As Ridership Slowly ReturnsWith people returning to work, and venues moving toward full capacity, Metro Transit says it’s investing millions of dollars into safety.
1 Killed, 2 Hurt In St. Paul Light Rail CrashOne person is dead and two others are hurt after a vehicle collided with a METRO Green Line train in St. Paul late Sunday afternoon.
Man Taken To HCMC In Critical Condition After Bus IncidentThe investigation into the incident is still ongoing, but Metro Transit said the man ended up underneath the rear of the bus.
Metro Transit Looks To Hire 70 Bus Drivers As Commuters ReturnMetro Transit is offering a $1,000 bonus to people who complete the training and work on one of the many routes commuters are expected to return to in the next few months.
Metro Transit Hiring Drivers For Expected Rush Of Returning PassengersMetro Transit says it needs 70 operators, so it's holding two hiring events next week.
Metro Transit To End Capacity Limits On Buses And Trains On FridayMetro Transit says it will be ending capacity limits on Friday, but masks will still be required.
Bahjo Mohamed, Pioneering Light Rail Operator, Dies In Somalia Suicide BombingA suicide bombing in Somalia over the weekend killed a young mother who lived in Hopkins for many years.
Walz Announces Mobile Vaccination Units Targeting 'Underserved Communities'The Walz-Flanagan Administration announced the launch of mobile vaccination units this week to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to communities throughout the state of Minnesota.
1 Hurt In Downtown Minneapolis Car Vs. LRT CrashMinneapolis fire crews responded to the scene and were able to pry open the vehicle's driver's side door to get access to the motorist, and administer medical aid.
Metro Transit Announces Rider Limit Expansion While ‘Holding Firm’ On Pandemic Precautions Metro Transit is announcing a new phase of ridership during the pandemic, which includes expanded rider limits.
Semi-Truck Collides With METRO Green Line Train In St. PaulA semi-truck collided with a light rail train early Monday evening in St. Paul.
Community Welcomes News MPD Allowed To Accept Help From Outside SourcesSome in the community are calling the vote a step forward; they've been crying for help to stop crime in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis City Council Votes To Contract With Outside Agencies To Assist MPDMinneapolis City Council has narrowly voted to contract with outside agencies to help the Minneapolis Police Department.
Metro Transit Workers Push For Better Safety Protections, Say They're Ready To StrikeMetro Transit workers are currently in contract negotiations with the Metropolitan Council, and they say they’re ready to strike they if they can’t get better safety precautions.
Metro Transit Workers Union Authorizes Strike If Contract Negotiations Fizzle OutThousands of Metro Transit workers have been authorized to strike after two days of negotiations and votes failed Wednesday.