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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.
Met Council is expected to consider a $1.8 million contract with Michigan-based Visual Productions Group Inc. to replace seats on Green and Blue Line trains at its meeting Wednesday.
About 44 million customers visit the Mall of America every year, with nearly 3 million shoppers and employees using the station and transit as their entry point. "This is the biggest hub for transit in the state of Minnesota," said Metropolitan Chairman Charlie Zelle at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The law enforcement boost and other measures come after a man was shot and killed on a C Line bus in downtown Minneapolis last week, and following a fatal stabbing on the Blue Line light rail in January.
Planners say a solution is in the works to keep bus-rapid transit line rolling.
Drivers testify about being verbally and physically assaulted, witnessing crimes.
Democrats seek to ease penalty; GOP says it's not enough to ensure safety.
Airport seeks a change in law so early morning travelers can get a drink.
Airlines added 15 routes as travel soared on the wings of a strong economy.
The bus-rapid transit project is slated to begin service in 2024.
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.