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Charges: Man stabs bus driver numerous times with pen, screwdriver

Officers had to pull the attacker off the 63-year-old driver when they arrived, charges say.

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St. Paul Public Schools announces 'last-minute' school bus disruptions

K-12 students are set to begin the 2020-21 school year on Sept. 9.

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Metro Transit is adding more police, community service officers

The move comes as people return to commuting on public transit.

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Metro Transit to buy new electric buses with larger batteries

The funds are coming via a $4.2M federal grant.

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Pandemic still significantly impacting Metro Transit ridership

Transit officials said there are signs ridership is slowly rebounding.

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BCA identifies Metro Transit officer who witnessed homicide, shot suspect

A 33-year-old Minneapolis man was killed by the suspect. The man shot by the officer is now in jail.

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Metro Transit officer witnesses homicide, shoots and injures suspect

The shooting suspect suffered a non-fatal gunshot injury.

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Metro Transit increasing passenger limits on buses, trains

Metro Transit for nearly a year has limited the number of passengers on public transit to 25% of capacity and has stressed that people only use it for essential travel.

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Free Metro Mobility rides for health care workers to end March 1

The Met Council cites growing ridership among paying customers and vaccine availability

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Metro Transit workers threaten strike

Unionized Metro Transit workers rejected a contract offer from the Metropolitan Council by a 94% vote.

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On track: Southwest Light Rail project gets final piece of funding

The $928.8 million funding grant will pay for the completion of the Green Line Light Rail Extension.

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Plans for Blue Line extension change after talks with BNSF break down

The public agencies have said they are no longer negotiating with BNSF Railway.

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Metro Transit employees call for changes to policing, service

The letter also asks Metro Transit leaders to increase engagement with communities of color.

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Metro Transit services to remain suspended through Tuesday

Services have been shut down since late last week.

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Face masks required on all Metro Transit vehicles

Riders can't be denied service, but additional steps may be taken if people don't follow the rules.

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3 teens charged in connection to assault at light-rail station in St. Paul

Racial or ethnic bias was not believed to be involved, investigators said.

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Metro Transit to limit rider numbers on buses maintain social distancing

The announcement comes as Metro Transit has seen a sharp decrease in ridership.

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Metro Mobility to provide free rides to work for hospital, clinic staff

Most trips will either be solo or in very small groups where distance can be maintained.

Metro Transit services to reduce by around 40% starting Wednesday

It's part of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, amid a decrease in demand for transit.

Here's how Metro Transit intends to improve safety on buses, light rail

It comes after a series of high profile incidents on Metro Transit services.

1 dead, 1 injured after gunman opens fire on Metro Transit bus

It happened just south of Target Center in Minneapolis Thursday night.