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.


Metro Transit, which vowed to go all-electric, seeks $122M for biodiesel

Metro Transit officials now say electric buses are not a good fit because the new lines cover too much territory, making establishing a network of charging stations challenging.


Spring break could make March MSP's busiest month since virus

But March departures are still projected to be 34% below a year ago, indicating the degree to which the coronavirus continues to suppress air travel.


What happens to the de-icing fluid sprayed on planes at MSP airport?

Due to our cold winters, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations. Delta uses more than 1 million gallons of fluid each season.


Met Council: Ridership on Metro Transit plunged in 2020, owing to pandemic

The biggest losses came on the Northstar commuter rail line, which links downtown Minneapolis with Big Lake.


Robert Jorvig, first Metropolitan Council head, dies at 99

Though Robert "Bob" Jorvig wanted very much to celebrate his 100th birthday, he died peacefully just a month short of that milestone.Even so, he lived…


Blaine police seek information about missing 18-year-old woman

Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.


Blaine police seek information about missing 18-year-old woman

Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.


Suspect in Blaine carjacking shot, killed after 40-mile police chase

A police officer was hospitalized with minor injuries. A K-9 police dog was also injured and taken to a local veterinarian for emergency surgery, police said.


891 more COVID-19 cases, nine more deaths in Minnesota

The number of Minnesotans who have now received at least one vaccine dose is 754,602.


Rochester's DMC rises, even as pandemic reshapes the future

The $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center project, now in its sixth year, is forging ahead, even as the pandemic and its economic fallout have changed the way people work, recreate and receive medical care.