Transit shutdowns continue in Twin Cities, Chicago

Service resumes in other cities after overnight stoppages
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Public transportation in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicag is again disrupted today as a result of unrest or local curfews, while transit in other cities has resumed over shutdowns overnight or for more extended periods.

Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Metro Transit, which shut down most service on Friday afternoon, will again operate no bus, light rail, or commuter rail on Tuesday.

In Chicago, Metra service will be shut down for the second consecutive day, as will South Shore Line service to and from Northwest Indiana, after consultation with Metra. The Chicago Transit Authority, which shut down all bus and rail service as of 9:30 p.m. Monday, resumed service at 6 a.m. but will not operate in or near downtown.

Denver’s Regional Transportation District, which had not served downtown for several days, resumed downtown service as of 3 a.m. today and plans to operate downtown services until 6:30 p.m.

Washington, D.C., Metro shut down rail and bus service early on Monday evening, and will do the same this evening, with rail service ending at 8 p.m. and bus service at 9 p.m.

Agencies in Dallas; Atlanta; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.; and Sacramento, Calif., shut down service on Monday evening in response to local curfews, but have resumed service this morning or are scheduled to do so.

Because situations remain fluid, most agencies recommend checking their websites or social media for updates before traveling.

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