Thursday, January 25, 2018 3:00:00 PM
A record number of light rail and commuter rail rides were taken in 2017 as Metro Transit’s annual ridership topped 81.9 million.
Metro Transit has provided more than 80 million rides in each of the past seven years, sustaining the highest [...]
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:29:00 PM
Snow and ice-covered roads led to a tricky and long commute this morning after winter’s first big blast hit the Twin Cities overnight.
Light rail and Northstar commuter rail service are not typically impacted by winter weather thanks to trains’ [...]
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:26:00 AM
When the cold weather hits the metro area, customers who wait at hundreds of bus shelters and rail platforms have access to on-demand heaters that allow push-button activation when the temperature drops to 40 degrees Fahrenheit or colder.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:49:00 AM
Dorothy Carter was fiercely independent. But she never had a driver’s license and never drove a car. For all 94 years of her life, she took public transportation.
“It was her way to stay independent. To do what she wanted to do, when she wanted [...]
Monday, August 21, 2017 3:28:00 PM
Chapman Templer was working at a local bike shop, unsure when or if he’d ever get promoted or earn more money. After two years at Tires Plus, Chee Vang was struggling to pinpoint his long-term goals. Jordan “Monk” Nicholson was writing comic books [...]