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The Federal Transit Administration is requiring an additional environmental study of a crash-protection wall that is planned along the proposed Southwest light-rail line. It is unclear whether the study will further delay the embattled $1.9 billion transit project.
Met Council's Gary Cunningham says "game-day pass" idea not properly vetted.
Hiring in suburbs leaves Twin Cities behind peers in jobs available by transit.
Idea delights some and worries some others.
Southwest planners must prepare mitigation plan.
Union has concerns about work rules, security and outsourcing. Met Council confident deal will get done.
Nice Ride will pick finalist in coming weeks; riders will see transition from bike stations.
Pioneering nonprofit wants to replace ubiquitous green bicycles
A shortage of construction workers and uncertainty about a potential rise in the cost of building materials could follow Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
No one expects the outrage that ensued when Portland replaced its carpeting.
Travelers can expect long lines at the airport and sparse lodgings available Up North.
Riverview line would connect downtown St. Paul with MSP Airport, MOA.
Met Council under fire for "inconsistencies" in books, but says it's a misunderstanding.
Judge says he will rule "quickly" on lawsuit filed more than three years ago to block project.
Program seeks to allay fears about proposed crash wall.
It's the largest contract awarded in the commission's 74-year history.
CTIB raised nearly $1 billion for metro-area transit.
Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.
More than two dozen new eateries are planned for the busiest terminal at MSP — ranging from local favorites to national chains offering sushi to steak.
Met Council asked to study how barrier will affect Minneapolis.
The decision responded to pricier-than-expected construction proposals, but the delay will add costs.
TSA formally introduced four "innovation lanes" at the south checkpoint in Terminal 1 a week ago and showed them off Tuesday. MSP is the seventh airport in the nation to be outfitted.
It would be a bit of an understatement to say Alexandria Russell Bowen led a rich and full life. Known as Andy, Bowen canoed the…
Council says construction bids were too high; all could be rejected.
New Met Council leader recommends rejecting four bids as too high.
Citizens' group says thousands more metro residents are affected by the din of planes, and the noise has increased 30 percent since 2014.
Minneapolis, Met Council to work on community engagement over wall's appearance.
Concerns about a concrete wall along a part of the route concern Minneapolis officials and state lawmakers.
Move is a "milestone" but bids now face scrutiny from Met Council staff.
Talks with Met Council clear way for project to apply for $929 million in federal money.
The mall stop was deferred two years ago due to budget cuts.
Several hundred taxicab drivers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are upset about new rules overseeing the way credit card payments are processed for cab rides. The MAC says it's balancing needs of drivers and cab customers.
Some vehicle owners are reporting long waits for their tabs, titles and plates.
Come Oct. 1, passengers using public transit in the Twin Cities will pay more. The move was made despite widespread opposition.
The recommendation is to raise fares for local and express buses, light rail, and Northstar commuter rail by 25 cents.
State leaders set aside $2.5 billion for the program over the past decade, allowing the state to more aggressively tackle a backlog of bridge repairs. It also has left the state with one of the lowest percentage of structurally deficient bridges in the nation.
The move comes after an exchange between an officer and a Blue Line passenger in May was caught on video and went viral.
Frustration being aired about lack of movement in line's key negotiations.
Lowry Tunnel work added another headache to commuters already facing a partial light-rail shutdown, other headaches.
His lawyers are challenging deportation.
The move replaces an existing quarter-cent tax before CTIB dissolves itself.
Checking a bag at the Twin Cities airport? Just bring your face and your passport. Delta on Monday debuted self-service kiosks aimed at speeding up…
Albert "Bert" Foster liked to say sailboat racing was akin to a chess match.So many moving parts to consider: the wind, the water, the geometry…
They want the officer, who stepped down from part-time job with Metro Transit police, out of the New Hope department.
But the outlook for any matching federal funding remains uncertain.
After nearly 10 years and $60M in spending, web upgrade is languishing.
Calhoun-Isles condo walls have cracks from area construction tremors.
The boards are considering raising the existing quarter-cent tax to a half-cent after the Counties Transit Improvement Board voted to disband by July 1.
Attorneys are also weighing a formal complaint about the handling of the case by the officer, who has since resigned.
Metro counties must now hold separate public hearings on transit tax.
Construction of the $1.9 billion project won't begin until later this fall.
The preferred mode of transport: Driving
Transportation bill still requires Senate approval before it gets to Dayton.
A cellphone video of a Metro Transit police officer asking a light-rail passenger about his immigration status went viral Friday, prompting the transit agency to launch an internal investigation.
Biggest MSP carrier appeals for help to level the playing field.
Nearly a quarter of college students responding to a survey sent to colleges along current Amtrak routes in nine Midwestern states said they had taken Amtrak to and from school, with two-thirds indicating passenger rail service is an important resource to attend college.
An agreement to dissolve a local transit board means Hennepin County will be called on to contribute an additional $103.5 million.
The tentative agreement means that Hennepin and Ramsey counties may increase transit tax.
A powerful metro-area public body that has contributed more than $1 billion to Twin Cities transit projects, including the Green Line light rail, would be disbanded under a measure currently pending at the Minnesota Legislature.
Transportation plan's funding limitations would imperil Southwest, Bottineau lines.
The deal to fund the government this summer includes $10 million for the light rail line, which could signal that the project could receive its full $928 million federal grant.
Chambers of commerce and transit advocates are rallying and spreading the word, which includes a campaign to reach out to suburban commuters.
In office just three months, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has already received an earful from Minnesota officials about the controversial $1.9 billion light-rail line.
Neighbors point out that procedures do nothing to fix noise problem.
Braun served under both Republican, DFL governors.
Opposition builds as planning agency scrambles to solve a $74 million deficit.
The Data Comm technology lets pilots and air traffic controllers communicate electronically.
Mounting costs could affect all transit services.
Residents have long worried about plans for Southwest light rail to operate alongside freight trains hauling ethanol, especially in densely populated areas like Minneapolis.
Most of the state money will be used by operators to buy or maintain buses.
It was considered due to CTIB's vote to dissolve.
Met Council says cuts would be 'devastating.’, but Republicans say transportation proposal simply reflects budget realities.
Northstar Commuter Rail and the Northstar Link Commuter Bus will provide service for all Twins home games at Target Field, beginning April 3 with the…
For Mahnomen County farmer David Haugo, nothing was more sublime than the scent of freshly turned soil and a row of tilled earth, straight and…
Federal VIPR officers boarded the Green Line.
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