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In internal email, chief calls for flooding light rail with cops...

Bad behavior and criminal activity have become so endemic on Metro Transit's light rail that the chief of police is diverting already limited manpower...

House passes bill to audit Southwest light rail project

The Minnesota House voted Thursday night to authorize a special audit of the Southwest light rail project, a “billion-dollar boondoggle” that could take an...

‘Monumental disaster’: Legislature sees bipartisan push to audit Southwest light rail...

Minnesota lawmakers from both parties are calling for an audit of the Southwest light rail project after news broke that construction will take an...

Hennepin County taxpayers to foot extra $200M for light rail

(The Center Square) — Millions of dollars in cost overruns and stalled progress isn’t stopping the Southwest Light Rail (SLR) project. On Monday, the Hennepin...

Over 3,000 crimes were committed on light rail last year, despite...

Metro Transit's light rail lost more than half of its riders in 2020, but crime continued to flourish on the empty trains, according to...

Twin Cities light rail ridership was down 59% in 2020

Light rail ridership in the Twin Cities metro area was down an average of 59% in 2020 when compared to 2019 numbers. The Metropolitan Council,...

Metro leaders testify about steps to reduce light rail crime

Metro leaders testified in front of the House Transportation Finance and Policy Committee Thursday to discuss transit safety solutions a week after a fatal...

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...

Teens Attack Off-Duty TSA Agent on Blue Line LRT Train

A 67-year-old man was attacked by a group of teens aboard a Metro Transit Blue Line light rail transit train on Monday. The report...

Third Minnesota Light Rail Accident in Last Month

A man walking along the tracks in St. Paul was struck by a train last week (September 9), during the middle of the day....