Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim Harlow covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour. He also covers the suburbs in northern Hennepin and all of Anoka counties, plus breaking news and weather. 

Harlow previously spent four years covering Washington County news and writing about family events and festivals. He is a resident of Robbinsdale and earned a communications degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a masters degree in communications from Bethel University.

Motorcyclist hits deer, then dies when struck by passing driver near Princeton

The crash happened about 2:42 a.m. Monday on Hwy. 95 near 107th Avenue.

Columbia Heights bans in-store tobacco product sampling

One tobacco shop fears the new ordinance will force it to close.

In a first, MnDOT accepts construction plans in digital format

Contractor WSB is designing roads for MnDOT's Hwy. 169 project in Elk River.

Head-on crash in Carver County leaves 1 dead

The crash happened on Hwy. 7 in Watertown Township.

With trivia and stories, MnDOT wants to talk transportation

The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to test your knowledge of the state's transportation system, while also — and more importantly — providing a platform…

Metro Transit pilots video chat wayfinding service

Free video chats will be offered through the Aira app through Dec. 7.

Bridge project brings weekend closure on I-694 in Brooklyn Center

Closures on Hwys. 212 and 52 will also put drivers on detour.

Did modern Minnesota roads evolve from Native American trails?

Some routes have been providing passage since long before the introduction of paved roads.

Reward offered to solve Brooklyn Park strip mall arson

Two suspects are wanted for starting the fire at the K & J Shopping Center on April 19.

Twin Cities roads are buckling under the extreme heat

MnDOT has fixed 43 road explosions as of Thursday, and anticipates there will be more.