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Federal funds are expected to pay 45% of $532 million cost.
But GOP official says roads and bridges are a higher priority.
Pilot program promotes contactless ordering during the pandemic.
Numbers allowed on each train remain limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airport activity spurred by increasing vaccinations and pandemic fatigue.
Health officials on Saturday also reported 2,075 new COVID-19 cases, as the seven-day trend in case counts continues to rise. A U.K. variant has become a dominant source of COVID-19 in Minnesota, driving the state's case and hospitalization rates to some of the highest in the country.
Talks began last summer, with no deal.
For the second year in a row, supply remains tight for new and used bikes.
Ridership has plunged 96% in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mile-long barrier will cost nearly $93 million
Critics on council and in community hoped for move to electric buses.
Bipartisan measure would also make fare evasion similar to parking ticket.
Original alignment abandoned after talks to share corridor with BNSF Railway failed.
Service will continue 'whenever possible.'
Metro Transit officials now say electric buses are not a good fit because the new lines cover too much territory, making establishing a network of charging stations challenging.
But March departures are still projected to be 34% below a year ago, indicating the degree to which the coronavirus continues to suppress air travel.
Due to our cold winters, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations. Delta uses more than 1 million gallons of fluid each season.
The biggest losses came on the Northstar commuter rail line, which links downtown Minneapolis with Big Lake.
Though Robert "Bob" Jorvig wanted very much to celebrate his 100th birthday, he died peacefully just a month short of that milestone.Even so, he lived…
Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.
Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.
A police officer was hospitalized with minor injuries. A K-9 police dog was also injured and taken to a local veterinarian for emergency surgery, police said.
The number of Minnesotans who have now received at least one vaccine dose is 754,602.
The $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center project, now in its sixth year, is forging ahead, even as the pandemic and its economic fallout have changed the way people work, recreate and receive medical care.
Money will help offset steep decline in ridership.
Trip to Europe was canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Family's tragic journey included memories, updates and poems.
It was unclear how the delay will affect the cost of $2 billion project.
A park-and-ride facility and Washington County service center will be added at a Woodbury station.
CDC advises travelers to stay home, if they can, to stem virus spread.
The Alibi Drinkery reopened Thursday morning to a packed crowd.
More than 5,200 Minnesotans have died from the coronavirus.
At least 38,000 Minnesotans have been vaccinated so far.
He traveled from Laos and refugee camps in Thailand to the fields of Minnesota.
The CDC has urged travelers to delay trips this holiday season because of the COVID risk.
After original plan fell through, transit planners are expected to decide on a new route by late next year.
The pandemic is taking a mental and physical toll on the nation's funeral directors, who are stretched to capacity in many areas even as they help families make sense of a new way of mourning.
As word spread that Tom Keegel died last month, his family was deluged with cards, flowers and donations from grateful friends and colleagues — a…
Traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was occasionally brisk Wednesday morning as travelers hurried to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family.
Gov. Tim Walz and top health officials predicted the pandemic will get much worse in coming weeks, especially as the holiday season draws near.
There were 5,552 new cases and 46 deaths from COVID-19 in Minnesota reported on Friday. New restrictions on bars, restaurants and private gatherings begin tonight.
Health Department also announces free mail-in saliva tests for the public.
As COVID-19 spreads rapidly through Minnesota, Metro Transit began deploying its police force Wednesday to encourage passengers to wear masks as a way of stemming the pandemic's deadly reach.
But supporters remain determined to add daily service between St. Paul and the Windy City.
Voters wearing masks streamed into the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the midst of the pandemic — unlike a record number of Minnesotans…
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.