Janet Moore | Star Tribune
Reporter | Transportation

Janet Moore covers transportation issues.


Bus drivers in demand for Metro Transit, suburban providers

Metro Transit is trying programs promoting mentorship of new drivers and simplifying the application process. Recent high-profile assaults haven't helped.


Hennepin County Board members ask why Southwest light rail cost keeps rising

A decision is expected by the end of May on the budget gap.


Southwest light rail price tag increases to $2 billion

The increase in the 14.5-mile line's budget is expected to be borne by Hennepin County taxpayers.


Midtown Greenway enthusiasts push for connection to St. Paul

A funding campaign aims at extending the popular bike path over the Mississippi River.


Railroad not interested in negotiating with Met Council for Bottineau light-rail

An executive with BNSF Railway has told the Metropolitan Council — again — that the company is not interested in sharing its rail corridor with…


Freight railroad files lawsuit over Southwest light-rail route

Glencoe-based Twin Cities & Western Railroad claims the Met Council's plans will interfere with its ability to haul commodities from South Dakota to the Twin Cities.


Teamsters oppose proposed Metro Mobility contract

Teamsters say 100 drivers will lose their jobs, but the new company says some may be rehired.


Efforts to extend Northstar Commuter Rail to St. Cloud begin — again

Nearly a decade after Northstar began service, the 40-mile line still stops short of its originally planned route between Minneapolis and St. Cloud.


Small freight rail firm rejects Met Council deal for Southwest LRT

Relationship between the council and Twin Cities & Western Railroad turns sour.


Minnesota voters may get to devote auto taxes to roads and bridges

Amendment to earmark vehicle-related sales taxes has mixed support at Capitol.