Transportation News

Orange Line construction kicks into high gear

When it opens late next year, the METRO Orange Line bus rapid transit will provide frequent, all-day service between Minneapolis, Richfield, Bloomington, and Burnsville along I-35W.

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Met Council's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

We are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and will continue to follow the guidance from the Governor’s office and the Minnesota Department of Health as the situation evolves.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Housing/transit collaboration wins national award

Metro HRA and the Metro Transit Police combined their expertise to meet the difficult challenge of connecting people who are homeless with housing and support services.

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

METRO Gold Line clears first environmental milestone

The FTA determined that there are no significant environmental impacts associated with the construction and operation and has cleared the project to continue design and engineering.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Rail construction to intensify in 2020

Cities and residents in the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT or SWLRT) corridor will experience intensified construction activities in 2020.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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