Tim Harlow

Reporter | Traffic and transportation
Phone: 612-673-7768
Tim covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour.

Recent content from Tim Harlow

The Drive: Obstructed traffic lights a concern in Arden Hills

Traffic signals on westbound Ramsey County Road 96 where it intersects the exit ramp from eastbound Hwy. 10 are not...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 08:53 PM

TRIP study finds most MN road projects lack funding, most roads deteriorating.

Transit advocacy group finds that few of 20 metro-area projects have funding ready or expected by 2019.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 08:20 PM

The Drive: Lane-changing motorists must yield right of way

I always appreciate motorists who use turn signals to indicate their intent to move into my lane, but am I...

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 06:27 PM

The Drive: Why highway cable barriers aren't always centered

Sometimes they are in the middle of the median, and other times they are right up against the traffic lanes and jump from one side of the highway to the other.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 10:34 AM

March 12: Motorcyclist going 100 mph hits pothole on I-394, thrown to death

Anand “Andy” Baskaran, 30, who worked as an information technology analyst at 3M Co. in Maplewood, hit the road hazard along eastbound Interstate 394 near Theodore Wirth Parkway.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 10:24 PM

Jan. 25: I-394 has a bumper crop of potholes

Temperatures flirting with the freezing mark had many winter-weary Minnesotans cheering on Friday, but Minnesota Department of Transportation officials were...

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 08:30 AM

Obituary: Lloyd Svendsbye, Luther Seminary president

Merging two schools is no easy task, but Lloyd Svendsbye deftly guided the process in which Luther Theological and Northwestern...

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 08:17 PM

Greyhound bus service is returning to St. Paul

After an absence of nearly two years, Greyhound is returning to St. Paul.Officials announced that starting Tuesday, the intercity bus...

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 08:44 PM

The Drive: Northstar’s bug-riddled alert system irks riders

Riders have had lots to say about the frequent delays that have occurred on the Northstar Commuter line over the past two months. Their latest beef is about the agency’s electronic alerts, which they say are as unreliable as the trains.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 07:51 PM

Twin Cities drivers spent equivalent of a day in congestion last year

Traffic went up 17 percent in 2013. That means many metro-area motorists wasted 24.5 hours — four more hours than the year before — sitting behind the wheel in congested traffic.

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 05:47 AM

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