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.


Frey tells 'DefundMPD' marchers he favors reforms over disbanding

Organized by the Minneapolis-based advocacy group Black Visions, the event began at Bottineau Field Park, passed by the police union headquarters and ended outside Mayor Jacob Frey's home.


Metro Transit bus, LRT service ends early Thursday night

The service disruption was declared due to curfew in Minneapolis and St. Paul.


New Southwest light-rail train cars arrive for service starting in 2023

Passenger service for line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie will begin in 2023.


Catholic, some Lutheran churches defy state order to limit worshipers

The religious leaders say they will resume worship services May 26.


Truckers brace for long haul as virus makes them essential workers

The nation's 2 million truck drivers, deemed essential workers in the pandemic, are now viewed by some as heroes — just like doctors, nurses and grocery store clerks.


Metro Transit to require face coverings on buses, trains

Compliance will be voluntary; coverings won't be provided.


Minnesota lawmakers scramble to craft deal to make transit safer

Safety discussion comes after several high-profile assaults.


Suspects apprehended in Green Line LRT kicking assault in St. Paul

Three teens allegedly assaulted a woman.


Woman kicked in head at Green Line LRT station in St. Paul

Metro Transit is investigating the assault.


Bailout to small airports spurs FAA clawback; $18M set aside for Brainerd

Initially allotted about $18 million, Brainerd airport will get $4 million for now.