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.


Thanksgiving fliers continue to flock to MSP despite warnings

Traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was occasionally brisk Wednesday morning as travelers hurried to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family.


Minnesota's deadliest week in pandemic leaves 248 dead

Gov. Tim Walz and top health officials predicted the pandemic will get much worse in coming weeks, especially as the holiday season draws near.


Minnesota reports record 1,424 COVID-19 hospitalizations

There were 5,552 new cases and 46 deaths from COVID-19 in Minnesota reported on Friday. New restrictions on bars, restaurants and private gatherings begin tonight.


MSP airport COVID-19 testing site one of many opening in Minnesota

Health Department also announces free mail-in saliva tests for the public.


Metro Transit police give riders 'encouragement' on wearing masks

As COVID-19 spreads rapidly through Minnesota, Metro Transit began deploying its police force Wednesday to encourage passengers to wear masks as a way of stemming the pandemic's deadly reach.


Minnesota funding for second train to Chicago thwarted

But supporters remain determined to add daily service between St. Paul and the Windy City.


Minnesota voters stream to the polls despite the coronavirus threat

Voters wearing masks streamed into the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the midst of the pandemic — unlike a record number of Minnesotans…


Two Twin Cities rapid bus lines win state funding

The Metropolitan Council hopes to build out a network of up to 16 lines.


MSP Airport adopts $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2022

Even though the pandemic has savaged air travel, thousands of workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will get a raise come 2021.The Metropolitan Airports…


Transit officials consider future of Minnesota's Northstar rail line

Ridership has plunged by 95% during the COVID-19 pandemic.