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The Metropolitan Council hopes to build out a network of up to 16 lines.
Even though the pandemic has savaged air travel, thousands of workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will get a raise come 2021.The Metropolitan Airports…
Ridership has plunged by 95% during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gerald Girard, 67, is one of eight agents nationwide to succumb to the virus.
Nearly two decades ago, lifelong educator Choua Lee Yang had the ambitious idea to start a new school. In 2004, Yang and her husband, Cha…
Gov. Tim Walz expresses support for light-rail project to northern suburbs.
Trump's tweet — "Don't be afraid of Covid" — strikes some as reckless and disrespectful, seemingly downplaying the severity of a pandemic that continues to spread.
Amtrak route would be popular with college students in Minnesota.
State agencies are taking advantage of a lull in air travel and availability of pandemic funds
Few industries have been more devastated by the global health crisis than aviation.
Union authorizes strike if talks continue to stall.
Benson broke new ground as Minnesota's first female commissioner of education from 1983 to 1990.
Met Council says federal support shows strength of light-rail projects.
More than 480 new cases were reported Friday by state health officials.
County's big employers say better transportation access is a priority.
Move intended to preserve air service here, but some disagree.
Projects range from runway improvements to the purchase of firefighting equipment.
The person who was injured in the shooting was taken to M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital in Maplewood.
The victim was taken to HCMS in Minneapolis, and his condition was unknown.
She was riding with two other youths when the vehicle rolled Friday.
Restoring some bus, train schedules will give riders more options and space.
Seven more people have died of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 1,745.
Cans were in short supply across the country even before the COVID-19 outbreak last spring, but as bars, restaurants and taprooms shuttered and Minnesotans hunkered down to sip some suds, a mad scramble for aluminum has resulted.
Suburban mayors, some community groups wanted to fight for abandoned route.
A new feasibility study says adding Northstar service from Target Field to St. Cloud would cost between $36 million and $257 million to build.
A critical $929 million federal grant to help pay for construction of the Southwest light-rail line has advanced to Congress, a critical step in the funding pipeline for the $2 billion project.
The Minnesota review comes after a deadly crash in New York.
The news comes after years of futile negotiations with BNSF Railway, which owns eight miles of Bottineau's 13-mile route. The freight rail giant has said repeatedly it's not interested in sharing its right of way with light rail.
The proposed Blue Line extension is delayed amid stalled talks with BNSF.
Crime on light rail, buses was increasing before ridership dropped during pandemic.
Homes evacuated as precaution but no one injured.
Minneapolis officials on Tuesday will consider leasing the vacant Kmart store on Lake Street to the U.S. Postal Service for use as a temporary post…
Complaints related to noisy aircraft landing and departing from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have fallen precipitously as airlines have seen vastly decreased traffic.
The response was prompted by a letter signed by 200 past, present employees.
They object to how the agency serves minorities.
The two routes serving areas affected by unrest after George Floyd's death are the busiest in the state.
Safety and the changing demands of ridership are among topics to be addressed.
Cleaning, distancing emphasized with more activity approaching
As a child in Austria, Walter Littman escaped the Nazis in an extraordinary tale of survival, mettle and luck. Littman, of Minneapolis, later became a…
The temporary facility in the Kmart lot will aim to plug service gap left by two south Minneapolis post offices destroyed in recent rioting.
Nice Ride's executive director said the nonprofit organization paid all its premiums and characterized the suit as a "bogus claim."
The U.S. Postal Service is exploring options to replace the Lake Street and Minnehaha. stations that burned down.
They're seeking $55 million in state bonding for bus-rapid lines crisscrossing Minneapolis and St. Paul, including the Lake Street corridor.
Organized by the Minneapolis-based advocacy group Black Visions, the event began at Bottineau Field Park, passed by the police union headquarters and ended outside Mayor Jacob Frey's home.
The service disruption was declared due to curfew in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Passenger service for line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie will begin in 2023.
The religious leaders say they will resume worship services May 26.
The nation's 2 million truck drivers, deemed essential workers in the pandemic, are now viewed by some as heroes — just like doctors, nurses and grocery store clerks.
Compliance will be voluntary; coverings won't be provided.
Safety discussion comes after several high-profile assaults.
Three teens allegedly assaulted a woman.
Metro Transit is investigating the assault.
Initially allotted about $18 million, Brainerd airport will get $4 million for now.
Recent incidents also have some drivers and operators questioning how Metro Transit communicates with employees.
Only three people hired after three years of intensive training.
Extension of Green Line will stretch from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in 70% decline in service.
In addition, Metro Transit said only 10 passengers will be permitted on 40-foot buses, and 15 on 60-foot buses.
Money will be used to pay down debt, but more may be needed.
Move comes as Metro Transit cuts back on service hours.
Met Council doesn't believe employee had any contact with public.
While thousands of Americans have returned, some unable to get home.
Work on Hwy. 5 near the MSP Airport may pose the biggest travel challenges.
Since Gov. Walz issued the stay-at-home order, some bike shops have reported an uptick in business, especially for hybrids and kids' bikes.
Pandemic unfolded while the ship, now off the coast of Panama, was at sea.
But others are still trying to find a way back.
With aviation industry in a free fall, minimum wage measure will be delayed.
Quick shutdowns in Peru, Morocco, and elsewhere left little time to catch, and book flights home.
Bars, restaurants, the food court at the airport are exempt from governor's closure order.
Metro Transit said Monday that it will suspend service of all bus and light-rail service between 11 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
In a flurry of improvements, Delta Air Lines also is adding a third Sky Club.
Local bus service continues to dip, while Green Line LRT, A Line and C Line rapid bus gained in popularity.
Because EV owners aren't gas guzzlers, they don't pay state and federal gas taxes that help maintain roads and bridges. Yet they still use the state's crumbling road system.
Whistleblower said he was denied promotions after reporting on colleague.
Ambassadors, more cops, cameras suggested to make system safer for millions of passengers.