Transportation News & Events


METRO Green Line Extension Update

The Metropolitan Council in partnership with Hennepin County has resolved the current funding deficit for the Green Line Extension Light Rail Transit Line.

August 21, 2023

Legislature stabilizes transit funding

Legislators and Gov. Tim Walz delivered a sustainable funding source for transit, investments in our regional parks and trails, investments in clean water and repairs to sewer pipes, and more.

June 12, 2023

Transit ridership increased by 17% in 2022

The Metropolitan Council reported an overall 17% increase in ridership on the services it provides, including Metro Transit, contracted routes, Metro Mobility, and Transit Link.

February 27, 2023