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REPORT: Met Council has not identified funding for 20% of Southwest...

It looks like the Southwest Light Rail Transit project might rival Boston’s Big Dig. The Big Dig was a tunnel mega-project in Boston that...

Light rail crime remains 200% higher than 2019

Crime on Metro Transit’s light rail remains nearly 200% higher than 2019, according to data obtained by Alpha News. However, crime is down 24% from...

Teen who allegedly shot 15-year-old in Minneapolis was on probation for...

A teenager from St. Paul suspected of shooting and killing a 15-year-old in downtown Minneapolis had, at the time of the incident, been on...

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...