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Mark Freie
September 06, 2019 - 10:14 am
In an effort to improve service reliability for Metro Transit buses, new bright-red bus lanes debuted Friday morning in Uptown. Officials from Metro Transit and the City of Minneapolis celebrated the debut of the new lanes Friday morning at the Uptown Transit Station. "Right now, this corridor gets...
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August 19, 2019 - 5:08 am
Changes to Metro Transit's all-night service on the Green Line began Monday morning. After offering light rail service to both downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul for five years, Metro Transit began shutting down service between 2 and 4 a.m. Crews will perform maintenance on the trains during the...
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Mark Freie
June 08, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Metro Transit debuted its new C Line Saturday morning with a celebration at Penn and Lowry featuring free rides, food trucks, and an appearance by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz. The new line is part of a rapid transit project and connects Brooklyn Center, North Minneapolis, and downtown Minneapolis using...
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Edgar Linares
January 08, 2019 - 6:02 pm
The man convicted of assaulting a Metro Transit bus driver will spend 90 days in the workhouse and undergo anger management classes. Sterling Smith will also have three years of supervised probation. A passenger on the bus on April 10, 2018 captured the attack on a mobile phone and shared it on...
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Sloane Martin
December 13, 2018 - 6:21 am
The Met Council approves a $1.2 million contract to equip Metro Transit buses with driver safety barriers. Union leaders made safety a priority in discussions after several high profile assaults, some of which were shared in the last year on social media. They say highly-used routes like 21, 5 and...
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Adam Carter
December 05, 2018 - 11:51 am
A man is in custody after he ran from police into Terminal 1 of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, and then into the light rail tunnel today, forcing stoppage of Blue Line service temporarily. According to a spokesman for the airport, police were notified of a stolen vehicle that had...
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Adam Carter
October 04, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Metro Transit investigators are looking for a suspect who was involved in a physical altercation with a bus driver Thursday morning. It happened around 7:40 on a Route 71 bus near the intersection of L'Orient and Mount Airy streets in St. Paul. Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla says the driver...
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