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.


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.


TSA agent at MSP Airport dies of COVID-19

Gerald Girard, 67, is one of eight agents nationwide to succumb to the virus.


Choua Lee Yang, founder of Hmong charter school, dies of COVID at 53

Nearly two decades ago, lifelong educator Choua Lee Yang had the ambitious idea to start a new school. In 2004, Yang and her husband, Cha…


North metro transit reboot: Planners look to recraft Bottineau Blue Line LRT

Gov. Tim Walz expresses support for light-rail project to northern suburbs.


Trump's call not to fear COVID hurts those ill and in mourning

Trump's tweet — "Don't be afraid of Covid" — strikes some as reckless and disrespectful, seemingly downplaying the severity of a pandemic that continues to spread.


Second daily round-trip train between Twin Cities, Chicago edges closer to reality

Amtrak route would be popular with college students in Minnesota.


MSP Airport road gets a face-lift thanks to reduced air travel

State agencies are taking advantage of a lull in air travel and availability of pandemic funds


As workers wait for more federal aid, Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport's long-term fate rests with Delta

Few industries have been more devastated by the global health crisis than aviation.