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.

The Green Book guided Black travelers safely through segregated Minnesota, too

About 80 restaurants, hotels and other places of refuge were listed in Minnesota during America's Jim Crow era. Most are gone.

These 22 graduates will make the wheels on the bus go round

Metro Transit celebrated a new class for what a union leader admits is 'not an easy job.'

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport gets $20 million to expand Terminal 2

More construction coming; federal grant will help pay for two new gates at the smaller MSP terminal.

Metro Transit ridership creeps up, but rush hour no longer rules

Ridership is at 60% of what it was prepandemic. Midday, afternoon trips are now busier than mornings.

Minnesota rolls out rebates of up to $2,500 for EV buyers

Used vehicles could bring a $600 rebate. Federal tax credits are also available.

Crime jumped 32% on Metro Transit trains, buses in 2023

As riders return, Metro Transit is bolstering the presence of police, security guards and others to make people feel safe.

Group wants $2M from Met Council for 'hyperloop' study

The proposal to study the theoretical technology has buy-in from some metro leaders, though others say it's unproven.

Met Council engineer sues his employer, saying it illegally inflated cost of Southwest LRT

Met Council denies allegations in federal lawsuit.

Metro Transit's fare enforcement yielding results

More than 500 scofflaws were cited in the past month.

Slightly fewer guns found last year at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

TSA discovered 53 guns at MSP checkpoints in 2023, down from 58 in 2022.