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.


East metro bus rapid transit Gold Line clears critical hurdle with feds

Federal funds are expected to pay 45% of $532 million cost.


Biden plan could boost Amtrak potential to Chicago, Duluth

But GOP official says roads and bridges are a higher priority.


Wandering, 'whimsical' droid delivers food to travelers at MSP Airport

Pilot program promotes contactless ordering during the pandemic.


Metro Transit to Twins fans: Be patient boarding LRT on Thursday

Numbers allowed on each train remain limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Spring break drew thousands of travelers to MSP Airport

Airport activity spurred by increasing vaccinations and pandemic fatigue.


Minnesota sees single-day high of more than 85K vaccinations

Health officials on Saturday also reported 2,075 new COVID-19 cases, as the seven-day trend in case counts continues to rise. A U.K. variant has become a dominant source of COVID-19 in Minnesota, driving the state's case and hospitalization rates to some of the highest in the country.


Metro Transit workers rally to protest lack of progress in contract talks

Talks began last summer, with no deal.


Bicycle sales this spring continue to surge amid pandemic

For the second year in a row, supply remains tight for new and used bikes.


Talks surface again about shuttering Northstar commuter rail

Ridership has plunged 96% in the COVID-19 pandemic.


Cost of crash wall on Southwest LRT route surges

Mile-long barrier will cost nearly $93 million