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Bike-sharing programs expand as Minnesota's smaller cities get in on the ride

A handful of Minnesota cities are finding out whether bike-sharing programs so successful in Minneapolis-St. Paul and other major U.S. cities can work on a smaller scale. On Monday, the city of...

September 16, 2015

New bike lanes cause confusion, with cars parked directly in the path

Every few minutes during his weekend shift at the Hub Bike Co-Op on the University of Minnesota campus, Anthony Ross sees a couple cyclists cruising down the new protected bike lanes along Oak...

September 10, 2015

Improving economy blamed for statewide school bus driver shortage

As the new school year starts, a number of Minnesota school districts are struggling to find enough bus drivers. The Duluth News Tribune reports that both the Duluth and Proctor district are...

September 04, 2015


Southwest LRT Won't Go Forward Without Legislative Approval, Says Met Council Chair

Adam Duininck says the council has backed away from an earlier plan that would have sidestepped the need for the Legislature to sign off on the state’s share of SWLRT funding.

September 03, 2015

Sens. Franken, Baldwin call for stronger oil train safety measures

U.S. Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin united Wednesday to express their continuing concern over the safety of trains that pass through both states carrying volatile...

September 03, 2015

As MSP preps for millions more travelers, changes needed to avoid drop-off misery

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is projected to see millions of more passengers in the next 20 years, which would further strain airport facilities. MSP is forecasting 54 million...

August 27, 2015


Paying For Parking In Minneapolis Can Now Be Done From Your Phone

The City of Minneapolis has just unveiled the pilot program for its on-street, pay-as-you-please parking app.

August 26, 2015

Twin Cities commuters spend 47 hours in rush hour traffic every year, report says

It’s not just your imagination – commuting is getting worse in the Twin Cities, where a new ranking says drivers are losing about two days a year to traffic congestion. The problem is so bad,...

August 26, 2015

Metro Transit starts testing free Wi-Fi on Twin Cities buses

Metro Transit hopes to help bus passengers stay connected by testing free Wi-Fi on several of its routes. The Twin Cities’ biggest transit company announced it is testing the service on...

August 20, 2015

Sun Country hires new CEO, president from Hallmark

The Mendota-based Sun Country Airlines has hired a new CEO and president who will move over from Hallmark Business Connections, the company announced Friday. Zarir Erani starts on Sept. 8 and takes...

August 15, 2015

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