Data shows 54% increase in crimes on Metro Transit trains, buses in 2022
Drugs and weapons crimes increased the most, followed by liquor law violations.
Tiny kitten survives ride on underside of Metro Transit bus
The bus driver was alerted by the kitten's meows.
Amtrak cancelations, Northstar facing disruption due to railroad strike
A nationwide strike is looming.
After Frey veto, Minneapolis council approves revised Hennepin Ave. plan
The new plan, which passed the committee on a 5-1 vote, mandates a dedicated transit lane along the corridor for at least six hours of the day.
Blue Line to shut down for 5 weeks between MSP and Mall of America
Metro Transit is calling it the "largest construction project" ever in the line's history.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Motorcyclist killed in crash shortly after hitting bus is identified
Jefferey Sonczalla, 58, died at the hospital shortly after the crash.
Man fatally stabbed on Metro Transit bus in Uptown, Minneapolis
It happened just two blocks east of a deadly shooting that happened two hours earlier.
Southwest LRT may now cost $2.75B, won't open until 2027
Met Council said last year it would open in 2023.
Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus
The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.
Southwest LRT may cost $210M more, take 3 years longer to build
The Met Council is proposing a settlement with one of its contractors due to disputes over construction changes.
Metro Transit suspending routes, cutting service amid driver shortage
It's reducing service hours by 5%.
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.
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.
Metro Transit scaling back express bus service to Minnesota State Fair this year
There just aren't enough drivers.
Metro Transit is adding more police, community service officers
The move comes as people return to commuting on public transit.
Metro Transit to buy new electric buses with larger batteries
The funds are coming via a $4.2M federal grant.
Pandemic still significantly impacting Metro Transit ridership
Transit officials said there are signs ridership is slowly rebounding.
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.
Metro Transit officer witnesses homicide, shoots and injures suspect
The shooting suspect suffered a non-fatal gunshot injury.
Repurposed Metro Transit buses will become 'mobile vaccination units'
The program will start this week with two buses.
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.
Free Metro Mobility rides for health care workers to end March 1
The Met Council cites growing ridership among paying customers and vaccine availability