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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.
More than $900 million expected in federal grants.
County says CTIB owes it $29M, and won't budge until the money's paid.
Met Council says increases can help offset budget shortfalls. The last fare hike was in 2008.
Others say the problem outstate is economic.
Disagreement over Dakota County's share to leave.
A board that serves as a key funder of mass transit in the Twin Cities voted Friday to postpone until March 8 a decision on…
Federal grant of nearly $1 billion is expected to pay half of controversial transit line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.
Legislators say landowners and farmers along the route object to the privately funded project.
A local think tank put forth ideas to break the Capitol stalemate on a fractious issue.
Metro Transit sent 12 people to Houston this month to research how transit operated amid the Super Bowl at NRG Stadium and festivities leading up…
Car-sharing taxes here are among the highest in nation.
With financial aid from the feds and CTIB, the line should open up in 2021.
Minnesota and other states struggle to rein in inattentive drivers.
As more are distracted behind the wheel, plow crashes with cars are up this season.
Construction expected to begin in 2018.
CTIB has helped to attract $1.5 billion in federal transit funding.
Experts disagree whether TSA needs to change rules for checking guns.
Blamed for the decline — the drop in gas prices and ongoing construction on the Nicollet Mall.
The agency knows "you can't arrest your way out of this situation," but faces a seemingly insoluble societal challenge.
Work to begin next year on 14.5-mile line linking Minneapolis, Eden Prairie.
Regional planning body prefers sales tax over fare increases as it confronts $89 million gap.
To some, a high-speed rail line financed by Chinese and other private investors is an exquisite dream. To others, it's folly.
Initiative intended to bolster the socially, economically disadvantaged.
No decision was made at Thursday's meeting of the Counties Transit Improvement Board, but the debate will continue as member counties decide the next steps.
For now, the Met Council will cover the overrun, which brings the total cost to $10.6 million.
Workers object to annual proficiency review recertification exam simulations as too different from actual threats. The agency calls it "fair and representative."
Transportation study looks at reopening dead-end streets, encouraging mass transit.
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