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Polaris to recall 1,500 three-wheel Slingshots over safety concerns

Motorcycle and ATV maker Polaris is recalling around 1,577 of its distinctive three-wheel hybrid roadsters, called the Slingshot. The company, based in Medina, Minnesota, said some of its...

January 29, 2015

The Green Line propelled Metro Transit to its highest ridership in decades

The opening of the Green Line is helping to move more metro area commuters out of their cars and onto public transport. Figures from the Metropolitan Council found 97.7 million journeys were taken...

January 28, 2015

Minnesota Chamber Of Commerce Proposes Alternative Transportation Funding Mechanism

The organization is asking the Legislature to consider a “value capture user fee,” essentially a property tax increase on properties whose value would be enhanced by transportation improvements.

January 27, 2015

Gov. Dayton unveils his own fix for the state's crumbling highways

Gov. Dayton details plan to fix MN’s aging, underfunded transportation system http://t.co/T6bgBGW6OD #BetterMN pic.twitter.com/0bWoUMhz8Y — Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton) January 26...

January 26, 2015

2 feet of snow out east means canceled flights here in Minnesota

As we’re entering another few days of warm weather, the Northeast is preparing for a historic and potentially catastrophic winter storm, which could dump more than 2 feet of snow from New...

January 26, 2015

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Dayton Doubles Down On Light Rail With Choice For Met Council Chair

By selecting Adam Duininck to lead the Met Council, Dayton has signaled that he not only supports light rail — he's willing to fight for it.

January 22, 2015

With so little snow, that feared salt shortage isn't here – yet

Even as recently as September, officials were worried about road salt. Last winter, with the frigid cold and mountains of snow, the state used up a huge chunk of its road salt stockpiles. Fearing a...

January 22, 2015

Gasoline prices still low but nudging up from the bottom of the barrel

The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Minnesota costs 9 cents more than it did one week ago. But with prices remaining at low levels, who’s counting? The TwinCitiesGasPrices...

January 19, 2015

Spirit Airlines set to expand routes as it moves terminals at MSP

The choice of budget flight destinations is set to get bigger as Spirit Airlines prepares to move to a new terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International. From January 27, the no-frills airline...

January 17, 2015

Adam Duininck Named New Chair Of The Metropolitan Council

January 16, 2015

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