Janet Moore | Star Tribune
Reporter | Transportation

Transportation reporter Janet Moore covers trains, planes, automobiles and buses, too. 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.

Contractor selected for building $2B Southwest LRT

The Met Council awarded a $799 million bid to Lunda/C.S. McCrossan, the lone bidder left in a process that dragged on for more than a year.

Southwest light-rail line clears significant federal hurdle

Met Council gets a sign that $929 million in federal grant money will be forthcoming, with construction expected to begin this winter.

Twin Cities transit advocates saw a lot to like in election results

Some hope Democratic majorities will boost bus and rail funding in the Twin Cities.

Nancy Ann Heidman, owner of n'etc boutique, dies at 76

The 50th and France Avenue retailer was known for its clothing, shoes, accessories and scarves — the last a Heidman specialty.

Gold Line bus-rapid transit to offer six stops in downtown St. Paul

Ramsey County prefers terminus at Union Depot to boost it as a transportation hub.

'Very frustrating': New Minn. drivers may face delays getting license

State has beefed up overtime and staffing to handle increased demand.

Riverview streetcar route to burrow under Fort Snelling

Some worry about what may be unearthed to make way for the transit line, which is slated to connect downtown St. Paul to MSP and the Mall of America by 2032.

Minn. attorney general calls for tougher distracted-driving laws

Lori Swanson said a change in the culture around distracted driving is needed.

Hourcar embraces car-sharing's electric future in the Twin Cities

The St. Paul nonprofit is embracing a future fleet of all-electric vehicles and network of metro-area charging stations in a partnership with the utility company Xcel Energy.

Rush Line destination in White Bear Lake prompts debate

Officials want public input about plans for Rush Line station and park-and-ride.