Met Council To Add Additional Security To Metro Transit LRT Trains Amid Recent ViolenceThe Metropolitan Council says safety on the light rail is its top priority. It hopes to expand eyes and ears by using additional resources to handle criminal behavior on LRT trains.
Met Council, Minneapolis Housing Authorities Team Up To Form Regional 'Moving To Work' AgencyA new partnership aims to help low-income families in the Twin Cities find more housing options in thriving metro neighborhoods.
Former MnDOT Commissioner Charles Zelle Named Chair Of Metropolitan Council"Charlie will bring this unifying lens to his work as Chair. He knows that when Rondo thrives, the Range thrives. When Minneapolis thrives, Mankato thrives," Walz said.
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.