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: Competition helps keep Metro Transit drivers sharp

As I hopped into the driver’s seat, Bus Roadeo judge Mark Kitzerow warned me that driving a Metro Transit bus...

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 03:58 PM

Northbound Hwy. 169 in Shakopee reopens following truck rollover

Traffic was being diverted off onto County Road 21 and created big delays.

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 01:15 PM

I-694 evening commute expected to be better after 5-mile backup this morning

The guardrail repair work is expected to last into the early afternoon hours Tuesday.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 01:46 PM

MnDOT program pays farmers to use standing corn to keep snow off roads

MnDOT is asking farmers not to mow a few rows; the stalks reduce snow — and snowplowing.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 09:47 PM

The Drive: Reducing risk is key to safe driving

Standing on a freeway overpass with a camera in hand, AAA driving instructor Mike Torkelson videotaped a few minutes of traffic to see how many motorists allowed proper following distance. Not surprisingly, the video showed that few drivers did.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 05:52 PM

With floods gone, extra lane on Bloomington Ferry Bridge goes, too

Back in June, the Minnesota Department of Transportation gave Hwy. 169 commuters an extra lane to help traffic flow and...

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Missing Maplewood man, 84, has been found alive

A Maplewood man missing since Tuesday has been found alive, police said.Arthur Robert Arnold Jr., 84, was spotted walking in...

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 09:15 AM

3 injured in shooting at gas station along busy Hiawatha Av. in Mpls.

Shot rang out about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Moto Mart on 33rd Street and Hiawatha Av. S.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 08:23 PM

U pilot project helps truckers combat drowsy driving

Kind of like motel vacancy signs, new signs near three rest areas along eastbound Interstate 94 now tell truck drivers...

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 10:27 AM

Loose plate caused Blue Line light rail train derailment

Blue Line trains were back on track just in time for Monday’s morning commute as crews finished making emergency repairs to overhead wires and a pole damaged in a freak derailment over the weekend in Bloomington.

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 08:04 PM

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