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.


Hyperloop study fails to gain support from Met Council committee

Boosters say futuristic vacuum tube could whisk passengers between Twin Cities and Rochester in 15 minutes, although the technology is largely theoretical.


Law seeks to change Minnesotans' relationship with cars in wake of a climate crisis

The Minnesota Department of Transportation leads effort to offer more choices so people drive less.


Happy birthday, Metro Transit light rail

The transformative Blue and Green lines mark their 20th and 10th anniversaries, but both still face vexing challenges post-pandemic.


The time is now to comment on the Blue Line LRT extension

You can share your thoughts on a draft environmental plan online, at hearings and community events.


No relaunch date yet for Minnesota's e-bike rebate application

Overwhelmed website shut down last week shortly after its launch. State officials working on a fix with outside vendors.


State working with IT vendors to fix Minnesota e-bike rebate fiasco

Fewer than 80 applications were completed before the system shut down Wednesday. It's unclear when the popular program will be relaunched.


State's e-bike online rebate application crashes

Technical difficulties cited within minutes of the program's launch; state is working on a fix.


Starting Wednesday, Minnesotans can apply for rebates worth up to $1,500 for e-bikes

The state has allocated $2 million for each of the next two years to reduce the price of e-bikes for thousands of customers.


Crews fix improperly installed Southwest LRT tracks

Problem was discovered by Minneapolis residents wielding tape measures.


Lawmakers frustrated by delays, cost overruns enlist MnDOT on light-rail project

Aware of the Southwest line's problems, Minnesota legislators are concerned about Met Council's ability to finish the Blue Line extension within budget and on time.