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The contractor hired to build the $2 billion light-rail project is using special equipment and methods to minimize noise near the Kenilworth corridor in Minneapolis. Some neighbors are not impressed.
The new Armed Forces Service Center is double the size of the old one.
Transit agency experiencing a shortage of bus drivers throughout the metro.
Zelle offered few hints about his strategy as he took over planning agency with vast oversight including transit, wastewater, housing.
He practiced in downtown Minneapolis for 36 years, accumulating a long list of patients grateful for his quiet, caring manner.
Riders help fund Metro Transit's large system.
At least one dealer, in Hopkins, is poised for an emissions crackdown.
Metro's strategy to attract riders is to add six faster lines. And 2020 is the year to snare funding.
Nora Slawik, Gov. Tim Walz's original Met Council appointee, resigned in November after about 10 months on the job.
The light-rail project's overall $2 billion price tag stays the same.
Two plaintiffs in the lawsuit are from Minnesota.
The garage is needed for the growing fleet of buses.
Eddie Frizell explores ways to improve while facing a surge in serious crime and other challenges.
Officials strongly advised motorists to stay off the roads until the storm winds down. Delta Air Lines issued a weather waiver for MSP flights, and schools and colleges were shutting down.
Up to 44,000 passengers are expected to be screened at MSP Airport on Wednesday.
Airport leaders brokered a deal with TSA ahead of the busy Thanksgiving travel season.
Bulk of $47 million from German automaker would go toward cleaner transportation.
Decision to shutter site at hotel skyway to main terminal badly timed, leaders say.
To support the 10,495 registered electric vehicles in Minnesota, more than 300 charging stations of varying capacity are located throughout the state with most clustered in the Twin Cities metro area.
The most serious crimes, including robberies, aggravated assaults and theft, are up 35% this year. But Metro Transit police say compared with the number of people who ride, it's still "very safe."
A federal grant is helping SW Prime MD program.
Public input is sought to unlock federal funding for east metro transit project.
Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, said the impending closure of the InterContinental Hotel checkpoint on Nov. 18 is "deeply concerning."
While the closure was previously announced, MnDOT on Friday announced a different detour.
"She was a learner; she knew there was more to the world than being in a small place," her daughter said.
A new documentary explores a growing subculture of women and families ditching the car for two-wheeled bike 'minivans.'
As air traffic increases, panel takes a look at trends and how services could evolve.
Issues with long lines didn't flare up Wednesday morning at Terminal 1.
Both security checkpoints in Terminal 1 are open for passengers with or without TSA PreCheck.
Some 2.75 million passengers are expected to use the station annually.
Backers say legislative support is needed for the Chicago, Duluth proposals.
Opening of $150 million garage will be delayed a few months as a result.
The command center would bring police, fire, emergency and other critical operations at MSP into one location.
Both security checkpoints now open to all, in time for next week's MEA school break.
Diesel vehicles will serve as replacements on the route between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center.
On the North Side, Mississippi is becoming more about people and less about industry.
Beyond food, festivity and fellowship, reunion also includes community service.
The highway serving the main terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is slated to be resurfaced beginning next spring.
Delta Air Lines, the dominant carrier at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, is telling passengers flying on morning domestic flights to arrive three hours before departure time due to construction at the airport's main terminal.
Drivers are now paid while en route to pick up passengers, but what they earn per mile is less.
Minneapolis neighbors irked by off-hour building noise. And the city may reconsider after consulting with Met Council.
They say construction project at main terminal checkpoint exacerbated an existing problem.
Officer who reported a colleague's behavior said he was denied nine promotions.
The Green Line will no longer operate between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on weekdays, with buses providing service while the trains aren't running.
Terminal work clogs MSP, with more headaches ahead
Move, which begins Monday, will displace homeless riders.
One of two checkpoints at the main terminal is being renovated until mid-December.
How to fill a shortage of LRT mechanics? Metro Transit grows its own.
Taeko Tanaka Perry spent much of her long life appreciating and creating art.A gifted potter in the Japanese Mingei tradition, Perry was also a writer,…
Unusually snowy and cold conditions caused costs to surge.
Passengers rolling through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport lately may have noticed telltale signs of construction in the main terminal. Temporary partitions divide its midsection,…
New University of Minnesota research confirms that sleep apnea is a safety issue for truckers -- and for others on the road.
Other buses are being used to provide C Line service.
The Met Council and the BNSF railroad are at an impasse over right-of-way for the project, and its planned 2024 opening might have to be pushed back.
They're hopeful money to fund the project will come next year.
Driver says logo and his name help passengers find the right vehicle.
Residents who claimed light-rail line violated laws lose five-year court fight.
Opponents of light-rail line say construction is destroying habitat in Minneapolis.
The funding infusion that will help finish construction of the 17-mile line by 2021.
The bike and pedestrian extension into St. Paul would refashion an existing railroad bridge at a likely cost of $7.4 million to $27.5 million.
Metro Transit's first electric buses will link Mpls., Brooklyn Center.
Scofflaws could face a $50 fine starting Aug. 1.
Her interests ranged from political activism to pottery, with so much in between.
Clearing of minor offenses benifits both citizens and the criminal justice system.
A new state law holds light-rail operators accountable under the state's reckless and careless driving laws; but the family of a local man killed in a crash says there's more to be done to make light rail safer.
Most will motor to their Memorial Day destination, but gas prices remain relatively high.
Met Council says it's unlikely the money will be used.
Trains that run between the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on weekdays will be replaced by bus service starting in August.
Petition signed by 2,900 delivered to Walz's office.
Arrival of steel rails marks start of construction on the $2 billion light-rail project
The topics varied from sensible to obscure related to the law going into effect Aug. 1.
The B Line could replace the Route 21 bus.
As construction begins on the Southwest light-rail line next week, the fate of the Twin Cities' fourth light-rail project, the Bottineau Blue Line, remains uncertain.
The extra money allows for additional bike and pedestrian amenities, perhaps electric buses.
Up to 2,000 scooters could hit the streets over the next few months.