Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Fare Increase by Met Council Won’t Fill Budget Gap

MINNEAPOLIS — For thousands of Minnesota residents who depend on public transportation as a means of getting around the Twin Cities area, that ride...

Met Council Policy Protects Illegal Immigrants

MINNEAPOLIS - Changes are in the works for Metro Transit Police Department's immigration enforcement policy. The potential policy changes comes after a Metro Transit...

Sanctuary City Cop Loses Job After Outing Illegal on Metro Transit...

MINNEAPOLIS - A Metro Transit officer came under fire last month after being caught on video asking about the immigration status of a passenger...

Trump’s Budget Leaves Southwest LRT High and Dry

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump’s budget plan is out, and it spells trouble for the Metropolitan Council’s Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project. The White...

Protesters Claim Transit Is a Right

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Protesters and a few lawmakers gathered outside of the Capitol near the light rail line to call on members of...

Calling All Opinions: Met Council Wants Your Input on Potential Fare...

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Metropolitan Council is seeking public opinion on potential transit fare hikes. Transit officials are asking for input on two different...

Met Council Credits $6.8 Billion in Economic Development to Light Rail

Met Council says Metro Transit LRT has brought almost $6.8 billion in economic development, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson is skeptical St. Paul, MN -...

Viral Video Explains Need for Reform of MN’s Met Council

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Minnesota’s Met Council has been put on notice by one prominent Minnesota Republican. Hennepin County Commissioner and former candidate for Governor Jeff...

More and More Riders Dodge Paying for Light Rail

Minneapolis, MN- The percent of people who ride the light rail without paying is rising as total ridership is also  increasing. Numbers that will be...