Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim Harlow covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour. Harlow also covers general assignment and breaking news and weather. 

Harlow previously spent four years covering Washington County news and writing about family events and festivals. He is a resident of Robbinsdale and earned a communications degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a masters degree in communications from Bethel University. In his free time, he likes playing sand and indoor volleyball.

Edina High student boarding school bus hurt in hit-and-run crash

The student has been released from the hospital and is resting at home, the school district said.

Snow, freezing rain slows morning commute; I-694 reopens after crash

A combination of light snow, rain and freezing rain turned Twin Cities roads slippery.

Metro Transit aims to make NexTrip more reliable

Metro Transit is getting new software to improve NexTrip's spotty accuracy.

Wis. sheriff wants charges against men who damaged snowmobile trail signs

The vandals damaged about 70 signs near Rock Creek and Spring Brook townships in Dunn County.

Why doesn't a bus come when NexTrip says it will?

And how is Metro Transit fixing that?

Drivers cited 9,700 times for breaking Minn. hands-free law

Some drivers said they are aware of the new law but were having a hard time breaking the habit of driving while holding their devices.

Woman, teen die in separate crashes in southern Minnesota

Both crashes involved a semitrailer truck and occurred on icy roads.

Metro Transit to upgrade security cameras on light-rail trains

High-resolution equipment will allow police and transit officials to monitor activity in real time.

Dispatch audio: Man's body found on Hwy. 169 in Shakopee had 'been there for a while'

A passerby called police at 3 p.m. Thursday to report seeing the body

Apartment fire in Montevideo leaves one dead

The fire occurred at the Lincoln Apartment complex