Janet Moore | Star Tribune
Reporter | Transportation

Transportation reporter Janet Moore covers trains, planes, automobiles, buses, bikes and pedestrians. Moore has been with the Star Tribune for 21 years, previously covering business news, including the retail, medical device and commercial real estate industries. 

Prior to moving to Minnesota, she worked as a business reporter at the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal and Easton (Pennsylvania) Express-Times. She has a mass communications degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and was a Knight-Bagehot fellow in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University in New York.


Trucking industry weighs sleep apnea as a safety issue for drivers

New University of Minnesota research confirms that sleep apnea is a safety issue for truckers -- and for others on the road.


Metro Transit's first electric buses temporarily removed from service

Other buses are being used to provide C Line service.


Supporters push to jump-start $1.5B Bottineau light-rail project

The Met Council and the BNSF railroad are at an impasse over right-of-way for the project, and its planned 2024 opening might have to be pushed back.


Boosters of second Twin Cities-Chicago train undeterred despite budget snub

They're hopeful money to fund the project will come next year.


Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport says sign on Uber vehicle violates rules

Driver says logo and his name help passengers find the right vehicle.


Appeals court orders dismissal of Southwest light-rail lawsuit

Residents who claimed light-rail line violated laws lose five-year court fight.


Southwest light rail extension could harm habitat of endangered bumblebees

Opponents of light-rail line say construction is destroying habitat in Minneapolis.


$74.1M for Burnsville-to-Minneapolis Orange Line rapid bus comes through

The funding infusion that will help finish construction of the 17-mile line by 2021.


Midtown Greenway wants bike bridge over Mississippi River

The bike and pedestrian extension into St. Paul would refashion an existing railroad bridge at a likely cost of $7.4 million to $27.5 million.


C Line rapid bus launches today between Mpls. and Brooklyn Center

Metro Transit's first electric buses will link Mpls., Brooklyn Center.