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

Aug. 15: Police: Hit-and-run driver deliberately struck pedestrian in S. Mpls.

A hit-and-run driver intentionally struck a pedestrian in south Minneapolis early Friday, leaving the man critically injured, police said.An argument...

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 10:51 PM

Eagan braces for outlet mall traffic crunch

Eagan says it’s ready for the traffic expected for the grand opening of the metro area’s newest outlet mall Thursday...

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Obituary: U researcher Christian Thill developed better potatoes

This summer, farmers in Montana and North Dakota are growing a new variety of potato developed by renowned breeder and...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:15 PM

Metro Transit buses to begin self-announcing stops

The agency is implementing ADA requirements to announce stops to hearing and visually impaired riders.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 07:52 PM

'Drive' offers real-time traffic info

Read more of this blog at startribune.com/local/blogs/ The_Drive.html.A sample of Tuesday’s morning commute: The day’s first trip on the Northstar...

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 07:42 PM

The Drive: Are our roads really more clogged?

Back in March, the global traffic-tracking company INRIX put out its annual Traffic Scorecard Report, which said that congestion on...

Updated: August 10, 2014, - 08:13 PM

Weekend traffic: Southbound 35W closed; work along Blue Line

Work abounds on the roads and the rails in the metro area this weekend as MnDOT will close the southbound lanes of Interstate 35W through south Minneapolis and Metro Transit has a big project along the Blue Line.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Crosswalk flags appear as part of Pedestrian Safety week in St. Paul

St. Paul pilot program aims to protect pedestrians at dangerous intersections.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 12:01 AM

The Drive: When it comes to speeding, motorists need to slow down

Over the past three years, illegal and unsafe speed was blamed in 212 fatal crashes that killed 236 people.

Updated: August 04, 2014, - 08:58 AM

Stopgap funding for Highway Trust Fund keeps MnDOT projects on track

Congress’ measure keeps Highway Trust afloat.

Updated: August 03, 2014, - 07:25 PM

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