Tim Harlow | Star Tribune
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.


Missing a snake? Boa constrictor found along Burnsville road

The snake could be adopted if the owner does not come forward.


Congestion worsens on Twin Cities metro area highways

Congestion was up 1% last year when compared with 2017, and reached its highest level since the annual traffic surveys began in 1993. Slowdowns are most likely on I-35W in the mornings and I-494 in the afternoons.


Minneapolis bus shelter crash puts racial tension in spotlight as investigation continues

Activists question Metro Transit's investigation and why the van driver has not been charged.


Weekend traffic: Expect packed light-rail trains, construction on I-494

The Basilica Block Party will bring extra traffic to downtown Minneapolis Friday and Saturday.


Police ID driver who crashed into Minneapolis bus stop, injuring 6

The police report lists few other details about the incident that stunned witnesses and has investigators trying to find out exactly what happened.


6 hurt, 3 critically, in Mpls. bus stop crash; van driver freed

Two others who were hurt were transported to HCMC; the extent of their injuries was not known after the crash this morning at Broadway and N. Lyndale Avenue. The mangled shelter and broken glass covered the sidewalk at the bus stop in front of a strip mall.


Why Minneapolis has differing signs for 'No Turn on Red'

After coming to a complete stop behind a crosswalk or stop line painted on the street, motorists in Minnesota can make a right turn on…


St. Anthony apartment fire called suspicious

The blaze at the Equinox Apartments broke out about 2:45 a.m.


Twin Cities road closures won't take a holiday break

Some transit services will operate with a reduced schedule Friday.


Drivers beware: Three freeway closings in Twin Cities this weekend

For motorists trying to get around the Twin Cities this weekend, good luck. MnDOT plans to close portions of Interstate 94, Interstate 694 and Interstate…