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.


New $25M MOA transit station set to welcome visitors 'in style'

About 44 million customers visit the Mall of America every year, with nearly 3 million shoppers and employees using the station and transit as their entry point. "This is the biggest hub for transit in the state of Minnesota," said Metropolitan Chairman Charlie Zelle at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Metro Transit outlines plans to combat crime on trains, buses

The law enforcement boost and other measures come after a man was shot and killed on a C Line bus in downtown Minneapolis last week, and following a fatal stabbing on the Blue Line light rail in January.


Gold Line bus-rapid transit ranking could imperil federal funding

Planners say a solution is in the works to keep bus-rapid transit line rolling.


Metro Transit light-rail train operators tell legislators of safety fears

Drivers testify about being verbally and physically assaulted, witnessing crimes.


Minnesota legislators propose changing fare evasion fines on transit

Democrats seek to ease penalty; GOP says it's not enough to ensure safety.


MSP Airport seeks to change law that makes morning travelers wait for cocktails

Airport seeks a change in law so early morning travelers can get a drink.


Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport sets passenger record

Airlines added 15 routes as travel soared on the wings of a strong economy.


Gold Line bus-rapid transit project between St. Paul, Woodbury clears federal hurdle

The bus-rapid transit project is slated to begin service in 2024.


Southwest LRT work tunnels through tight quarters in Mpls.

The contractor hired to build the $2 billion light-rail project is using special equipment and methods to minimize noise near the Kenilworth corridor in Minneapolis. Some neighbors are not impressed.


MSP Airport celebrates a new haven for service members

The new Armed Forces Service Center is double the size of the old one.