Closed Landfills May Provide The Key To Energy EfficiencyThe Metropolitan Council is about to study their potential for producing energy, and that could turn waste into a windfall.
Met Council Chair Nora Slawik Stepping Down To Focus On Her HealthThe chair of the Metropolitan Council is stepping down in order to focus on her health.
'I Did Not Have A Choice': Dozens Of Businesses Forced Into Relocation By Southwest Light Rail Project Still Await ReimbursementA project intended to benefit the public as a whole in Minnesota has resulted in more controversial consequences.
Officials: Housing Needed In Twin Cities Amid Steady Population GrowthA report by the Metropolitan Council shows that since 2010, Minneapolis and St. Paul have gained the most residents. That's the case for many surrounding suburbs as well.
Met Council Votes To Approve Protective Barriers For Bus DriversThe Metropolitan Council voted Wednesday in favor of a $1 million package to provide barriers for about two-thirds of the fleet.
Southwest Light Rail Extension Plan AdvancesThe project has faced issues along the way, including reaching agreements to share rail corridors with three different freight rail companies.
Conservative Think Tank's Billboards Blame Road Congestion On Met CouncilCritics of all the congestion around the Twin Cities say it is not just the multiple road construction projects.
Metro Council: House Bill Would Impose Major Cuts To Buses, TrainsThe Metropolitan Council says riders of buses and trains in the Twin Cities will feel the impact if the House transportation bill becomes law.
Metro Transit Proposing Fare Hikes In Midst Of Budget ShortageMetro Transit is considering rising bus and light rail fares as it anticipates a $74-million budget shortfall.
Met Council Secures Final $145M For Southwest Light RailThe nearly $2 billion project was in danger of falling through without that money.
Met Council To Vote Wednesday On SWLRT FundingThe Met Council is voting on Wednesday on authorizing funding to potentially save the Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
Met Council Says Cost Of SWLRT Has Risen By $19 MillionThe Metropolitan Council says the price to build the Southwest Light Rail has gone up $19 million because of inaction by lawmakers.
LRT Blue Line Extension Approved By Final MunicipalityThe fifth and final municipality unanimously approved an extension to the light rail blue line in their district Friday, clearing the way for the project to move forward.
MPCA Claims Environmental Successes In 2015The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it came up with a variety of creative approaches to the state's environmental challenges in 2015. The agency's "Swimmable, Fishable, Fixable?" report in April offered evidence about impaired water quality and its causes.
Met Council: Glitch Disrupting Metro Mobility ServiceThe Metropolitan Council says that a computer glitch the past few days has prevented Metro Mobility from providing rides to some customers.