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Cost of SW Light Rail corridor wall jumps from $20M to almost $93M

The corridor wall will run from the Bryn Mawr stop to Interstate 94.

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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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Federal funding for Southwest Light Rail advances to Congress

The Metropolitan Council is hopeful Congress will award the nearly $929 million grant.

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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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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.

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Met Council chairwoman to resign after just 10 months

Nora Slawik cited health as the reason behind her decision.

Metro Transit ridership plummeted between January and March

The Met Council released its quarterly report Monday, laying out declining ridership numbers.

Surprise at ousting of Metro Transit general manager

Brian Lamb will leave the position he has held since 2004.

Metro Council to spend over $1M on protective barriers for bus drivers

There's been a rise in driver assaults in the Twin Cities this year.