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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...

$2 Billion Southwest Light Rail Extension Project Advances

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County have approved several agreements that allow the costly Minneapolis to Eden Prairie light rail...

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...