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Met Council gets a sign that $929 million in federal grant money will be forthcoming, with construction expected to begin this winter.
Some hope Democratic majorities will boost bus and rail funding in the Twin Cities.
The 50th and France Avenue retailer was known for its clothing, shoes, accessories and scarves — the last a Heidman specialty.
Ramsey County prefers terminus at Union Depot to boost it as a transportation hub.
State has beefed up overtime and staffing to handle increased demand.
Some worry about what may be unearthed to make way for the transit line, which is slated to connect downtown St. Paul to MSP and the Mall of America by 2032.
Lori Swanson said a change in the culture around distracted driving is needed.
The St. Paul nonprofit is embracing a future fleet of all-electric vehicles and network of metro-area charging stations in a partnership with the utility company Xcel Energy.
Officials want public input about plans for Rush Line station and park-and-ride.
MSP Airport has been unusually busy this year.
But U.S. officials will again review agency's standing.
The lone bidder to build the 14.5-mile light rail line linking downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie is Lunda/C.S. McCrossan.
Transit advocates disagree where the east metro transit line should stop in St. Paul.
Met Council addresses seasonal surge of homeless people seeking shelter.
Adding a daily train viable, study says; funding sought.
The acre-long slash where I-394 ends abruptly at Washington Avenue N. in Minneapolis' hip North Loop neighborhood was weedy roadside.
Program seeks to attract, retain more bus drivers amid shortage.
First blue bikes hit streets Tuesday; 1,500 will be introduced this fall.
Woman's August arrest prompts request for no transit police, no fares.
Reports of separated, waylaid young travelers prompt scrutiny at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Video of the interaction with police was widely circulated online.
Protest is in response to a video showing the arrest of a black passenger.
After two years of renovations, travelers through the historic venue can get a bite to eat.
The medical technology executive helped lead Chaska-based Lake Region Medical, a multimillion-dollar company with close to 2,000 employees, before retiring three years ago.
The Maplewood Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying suspects who spray-painted graffiti on the outside wall of the Islamic Institute of Minnesota's Al-Salam Mosque.
There's support for turning a North Side street into a bikeway, but resident concerns go beyond parking.
State's busiest hub to get $25 million upgrade, first big change in 25 years.
Fuhrmann guided major Twin Cities transit projects for Metro Transit.
Metro Transit says no more regular service cuts are planned, but State Fair service will be altered.
For Mayor Stan Suedkamp, the tiny mobile home city of Landfall is a little-known — and unusually affordable — gem in Washington County that will…
The workhorse bus route was extended through St. Paul's East Side.
Regional railroad company will receive $18.5 million in settlement.
Hennepin County will vote on the $18.5 million deal with TC&W on Thursday.
Dispute over 15-mile stretch nearly derailed the project.
Dining options at airports have become more important to the traveling public as airlines have pared back on complimentary in-flight food offerings and as security has been tightened.
New buses will be part of C Line rapid bus, serving north Minneapolis.
Busiest bus corridor in the state failed to secure needed funding from Legislature.
Dockless bikes, complementing the existing lime-green Nice Ride Minnesota fleet, will greatly increase accessibility for cycling, but some worry about theft, abandonment.
Earlier this spring, a group of boosters gathered in Eau Claire, Wis. — heralded by some as an emerging "mini-Portland" — and agreed on just…
The Ramsey County Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to support a new kind of streetcar service along the W. 7th Street corridor in St. Paul, approving the route and propelling the project forward.
To save money, a large maintenance and operations facility will be significantly shrunk in size.
The state's Toward Zero Death (TZD) initiative aims to eliminate highway fatalities in Minnesota. Already they've decreased 45 percent since 2003.
Several milestones must be reached this summer to keep the project on track.
Now it's up to Hennepin County to pay $204 million more for the transit project.
Throughout his long life, nuclear scientist Herbert Isbin reached the highest peaks of his profession. Isbin earned a doctoral degree from the Massachusetts Institute of…
Metro Transit is trying programs promoting mentorship of new drivers and simplifying the application process. Recent high-profile assaults haven't helped.
A decision is expected by the end of May on the budget gap.
The increase in the 14.5-mile line's budget is expected to be borne by Hennepin County taxpayers.
A funding campaign aims at extending the popular bike path over the Mississippi River.
An executive with BNSF Railway has told the Metropolitan Council — again — that the company is not interested in sharing its rail corridor with…
Glencoe-based Twin Cities & Western Railroad claims the Met Council's plans will interfere with its ability to haul commodities from South Dakota to the Twin Cities.
Teamsters say 100 drivers will lose their jobs, but the new company says some may be rehired.
Nearly a decade after Northstar began service, the 40-mile line still stops short of its originally planned route between Minneapolis and St. Cloud.
Relationship between the council and Twin Cities & Western Railroad turns sour.
Amendment to earmark vehicle-related sales taxes has mixed support at Capitol.
Fourteen years after the Blue Line began service, several of the station's tiles are cracked and gouged due to vandalism and climate.
The $1.1 billion worth of projects include major work to be done on I-35W and I-94 in the metro area.
Service between St. Paul and White Bear Lake is expected to begin in 2026.
The action keeps a legal case opposing the line alive after more than three years.
Southwest, Bottineau LRT will be applying for $1.7 billion in the next year.
Pacts with freight lines allow officials to pursue $929 million federal grant.
C-Line is the latest in a push to improve bus service in rapidly growing suburban areas.
Measure comes after death of 8-year-old boy in Chisago County.
Designer worked on major spans over the Mississippi River.
"Slowpoke" laws are gaining steam nationally, with about a dozen states enacting similar measures.
When Janet Troutman Simmons learned that her senior apartment building in St. Paul was about to be sold and most of its…
After negotiations break down with freight rail operator, Met Council considers new plan to move project forward.
State serves as critical freight link between Pacific Northwest and Chicago.
MSP Airport plans to build more facilities to accommodate passengers with pets.
Feds say a Northern Lights Express corridor won't significantly affect environment.
As baby boomers age and demand for new transit options surges, other cities including Boston, Kansas City and the St. Petersburg, Fla. area, are experimenting with programs involving ride-sharing firms, too.
Minneapolis residents had tried to block the $1.9 billion Southwest light-rail project by arguing that the Metropolitan Council violated federal law when it chose to route the rail line through the Kenilworth corridor.
In the coming years, 10 more rapid-bus lines will snake throughout the metro's busiest transit corridors — and last week, the network's build-out reached two milestones. Advocates say rapid-bus service offers passengers a light-rail-like experience but is far cheaper to build and maintain.
But transit planners say Congress crafts the budget, and much can change.
The Met Council will look for ways to cut construction costs, and then call for new bids next month.