A car crashed into a light rail train just outside Minneapolis’s Government Plaza Thursday afternoon, causing interruptions in Metro Transit service there.
The President’s new masking order took effect Tuesday for anyone flying or using mass transit, but in Minnesota, those rules have been in effect for some time.
When the Animal Humane Society veterinary clinic in St. Paul discovered a problem some pet owners were running into, they got help finding a solution from the middle schoolers in their youth education program.
A union representing Metro Transit workers has rejected an offer from Metro Transit and authorized a strike if necessary, the union said Wednesday.
Metro Transit's NexTrip system software, which predicts bus arrival times, just got a big boost. Metro Transit spent just under a $1 million to update the decade-old system. It had become a source of frustration for many riders.
Update (5:34 a.m.): Metro Transit has resumed light rail and bus service to downtown Minneapolis.
Next month, Metro Transit will be expanding service to many of its bus routes and some light rail lines, which would restore service on those routes to pre-pandemic levels, according to Metro Transit officials.
It's back to the drawing board for a $1.5 billion light rail project in the Twin Cities metro.
Metro Transit, and other transit services, have implemented several safety protocols to keep drivers and riders safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you take the bus or train around the Twin Cities metro area, here's what you can expect when you ride.
As ridership demand increases amid loosening COVID-19 restrictions in Minnesota, Metro Transit is extending service for some of its light rail lines and bus routes, according to the agency's spokesman.
Update: Metro Transit announced it expects bus and Northstar operations to resume Wednesday, June 3, and light rail service to resume Thursday, June 4.
Metro Transit announced that they will resume bus and Northstar commuter rail service at 4 a.m. Wednesday, June 3 after suspending service due to the unrest in the Twin Cities. The METRO Blue Line and METRO Green Line service are expected to be back in service on Thursday, June 4.
Metro Transit is suspending all bus and light rail service through the weekend due to unrest in the Twin Cities following the death of George Floyd, who died following an arrest.
Metro Transit announced Thursday they have suspended METRO Blue Line trains until further notice.
Starting Monday, face coverings will be required to wear on all Metro Transit buses and light rail trains. Metro Transit officials say it is an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 as well as follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says three 15-year-olds have been charged in connection with an assault of an elderly woman on a light rail platform last week.
Metro Transit says it will only run its light rail trains between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily in yet another reduction of service due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Starting Thursday, Metro Transit will be limiting the amount of passengers on its buses due to novel coronavirus concerns, according to an update.
Metro Mobility has started 24/7 door-to-door commute services for any person who works at a healthcare facility, the Metropolitan Council announced Monday.
Metro Transit will be adjusting its service in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota.