Janet Moore

Reporter | Transportation
Phone: 612-673-7752
Janet Moore covers transportation issues.

Recent content from Janet Moore

Met Council chair shrugs off critics, looks forward

Fate of Southwest light-rail line in hands of young, eclectic fan of Dutch transit ideas.

Updated: May 02, 2015, - 10:23 PM

Light-rail fare dodgers outrage lawmakers

Last Monday, a widely reported account of fare dodgers on the metro’s light-rail lines surfaced during a Minnesota House Transportation...

Updated: April 30, 2015, - 10:46 AM

April 27: New $2B price tag puts Southwest light rail at risk

The additional $341 million in costs are tied to poor ground conditions and soil contamination in St. Louis Park and Hopkins.

Updated: April 28, 2015, - 12:39 AM

Twin Cities 'run-commuters' leave the rat race in their dust

A nascent but fervent few workers are run-commuting in the Twin Cities and beyond. No car, transit pass or bicycle is necessary — just a well-hewn pair of running shoes and a plan for cleanup upon arrival on the job.

Updated: April 24, 2015, - 10:00 AM

Minnesota House passes $7B transportation bill

73-59 vote follows lengthy, fractious debate.

Updated: April 24, 2015, - 09:58 AM

Obituary: Rodney Burwell, serial entrepreneur

The term “serial entrepreneur” was probably invented to describe Rodney Palmer Burwell.The Orono resident and Minnesota Business Hall of Fame...

Updated: April 20, 2015, - 08:29 PM

Minnesota DNR upgrades aircraft to combat wildfires

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has upgraded its fleet of firefighting aircraft — and not a moment too soon.More...

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 07:47 PM

Light-rail fare dodgers could cost $1.5M, Met Council audit says

Green Line sees more fare dodgers than older Blue Line, says a report to be discussed Wednesday.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 11:26 PM

MnDOT names first 'Scholar-in-Residence'

University of Minnesota Prof. Greg Lindsey has been named the first “Scholar in Residence” at the Minnesota Department of Transportation.This...

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 10:41 PM

Dayton unveils 600 road and bridge projects

Republicans object to tax and fee hikes, suggest using budget surplus and cutting spending instead.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 11:56 PM

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