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

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

Parking job tests laws of state as well as physics

It’s well known that finding on-street parking in downtown Minneapolis can be a challenge. But creative parking doesn’t pay.In fact,...

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 12:39 PM

The Drive: Outstate bus travel makes a comeback

For the past 95 years, Jefferson Lines has quietly gone about its business of providing intercity bus transportation for residents...

Updated: March 02, 2014, - 07:53 PM

BNSF: Blame weather, not oil trains, for Northstar line's delays

The cold, not oil train traffic, is to blame, a railroad official says. Legislators vow to keep an eye on...

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 08:49 PM

School bus with 29 kids slides through stop sign in Minneapolis, causing crash

The bus was on its way to Jenny Lind School when it attempted to stop on glare ice at a...

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 11:25 AM

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