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Over 3,000 crimes were committed on light rail last year, despite...

Metro Transit's light rail lost more than half of its riders in 2020, but crime continued to flourish on the empty trains, according to...

Twin Cities light rail ridership was down 59% in 2020

Light rail ridership in the Twin Cities metro area was down an average of 59% in 2020 when compared to 2019 numbers. The Metropolitan Council,...

Metro leaders testify about steps to reduce light rail crime

Metro leaders testified in front of the House Transportation Finance and Policy Committee Thursday to discuss transit safety solutions a week after a fatal...

Light Rail Operators Say They No Longer Feel Safe at Work:...

Multiple operators for Metro Transit’s light rail system told lawmakers this week that they no longer feel safe at work. The joint House and Senate...

Teens Attack Off-Duty TSA Agent on Blue Line LRT Train

A 67-year-old man was attacked by a group of teens aboard a Metro Transit Blue Line light rail transit train on Monday. The report...

Third Minnesota Light Rail Accident in Last Month

A man walking along the tracks in St. Paul was struck by a train last week (September 9), during the middle of the day....

Metro ‘Green Line’ Abetting Violent Crime Across City: St. Paul Police

In a recently submitted application to President Trump’s Department of Justice for a federal grant request, the St. Paul Police Department (SPPD) indicated in...

UPDATE: Mob with Hammers Descends on Minneapolis East Bank LRT Patrons

Update 2 ____________________________________________________ May 21, 2019. We received the redacted police report from the University of Minnesota police department on this incident, which includes a detailed...

Audio: Mob with Hammers Descends on Minneapolis East Bank LRT Patrons

Update 2 ____________________________________________________ May 21, 2019. We received the redacted police report from the University of Minnesota police department on this incident, which includes a detailed...

Amtrak Launches New Effort to Revive Failed Passenger Line to Duluth

Amtrak’s operating loss for 2018 came in at $168 million–and they’re proud of it. Never mind that the passenger line would be even more...