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.

Man trapped in SUV that plunged into Kettle River dies; 2 others escape

The driver escaped the crash and was jailed in Pine County on a preliminary charge of criminal vehicular operation.

Pedestrian killed while crossing University Avenue in Blaine

The crash Sunday night happened at 85th Avenue NE.

Two closures await drivers on I-35W in Minneapolis this weekend

That will make it a bit more difficult to get to the Gophers football game Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium.

St. Thomas names founding dean of its College of Health

The new college, made up of social work and psychology schools, will add a nursing school sometime in the future.

Pedestrian hit by Green Line train in St. Paul

It was not immediately known how serious the pedestrian's injuries were.

Dual left-turn lanes near St. Louis Park's Miracle Mile draw mixed response

New dual left-turn lanes are in place on northbound Wooddale Avenue at Excelsior Boulevard in St. Louis Park, and some drivers love them. But others…

ATV driver killed in crash in Linwood Township

The victim, 35, was not wearing a helmet when he hit a tree, authorities said

Bus-only lanes arrive on Hennepin Avenue in Uptown Minneapolis

Bus-only lanes mean more efficient flow and less congestion during rush hours

Charges: Man admits to leaving scene after striking pedestrian in fatal Roseville crash

The crash on Jan. 3 occurred in rush hour darkness at Larpenteur Avenue and Woodbridge Court

Minnesotans head to N.C. to help ease 'devastation' from hurricane

More than 60 Red Cross volunteers from Minnesota were deployed to areas in the southeastern United States hit by the hurricane.