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.


Minnesota bike shops deemed essential to business during pandemic

Since Gov. Walz issued the stay-at-home order, some bike shops have reported an uptick in business, especially for hybrids and kids' bikes.


St. Cloud couple trying to get home from cruise with four dead on ship

Pandemic unfolded while the ship, now off the coast of Panama, was at sea.


Some Minnesotans stranded abroad in pandemic find their way home

But others are still trying to find a way back.


MSP Airport workers will have to wait for a raise

With aviation industry in a free fall, minimum wage measure will be delayed.


Stuck abroad in a pandemic, Minnesotans desperately try to get home

Quick shutdowns in Peru, Morocco, and elsewhere left little time to catch, and book flights home.


The bar is open — inside Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport security

Bars, restaurants, the food court at the airport are exempt from governor's closure order.


Metro Transit curtails overnight service on buses, LRT

Metro Transit said Monday that it will suspend service of all bus and light-rail service between 11 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.


MSP Airport moves ahead with baggage claim, ticket lobby remodel

In a flurry of improvements, Delta Air Lines also is adding a third Sky Club.


Transit ridership in Twin Cities metro declined slightly last year

Local bus service continues to dip, while Green Line LRT, A Line and C Line rapid bus gained in popularity.


Why do electric-vehicle owners pay a surcharge in Minnesota?

Because EV owners aren't gas guzzlers, they don't pay state and federal gas taxes that help maintain roads and bridges. Yet they still use the state's crumbling road system.