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Tips for getting around

  • September 3, 2007 - 3:40 PM

• For alternative transportation as well as driving tips to get to the University of Minnesota, go to: www1.umn.edu/twincities/15_transport.php

• For driving directions to the U, to avoid collapse site, go to:

www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/directions-mpls.html

• To find routes around the collapse site, the city of Minneapolis offers a Detour Route Planner:

• To see the latest traffic news in Minneapolis, go to: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/traffic/.

• The university will hold a transportation fair for two days next week about different ways to commute to campus:

Tuesday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coffman Union's front plaza, 300 Washington Ave. SE.

Wednesday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul Student Center's garden terrace, 2017 Buford Ave., St. Paul.

olis public school year begins, and people return to work after the long Labor Day weekend.

"If you are going to any place in the northeast or southeast part of the city on Tuesday morning, add

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