Now motorists who access the state’s 511 Traveler Information may learn that their routes are “partially covered” with winter precipitation rather than see the old term “fair.”
The state Department of Transportation is soliciting proposals from developers to lease land along highways for solar installations
The challenges Upper Midwest farmers face to ship their crops today may be unprecedented. And a state corn harvest estimated at 1.3 billion bushels is about to begin.
Should transit serve suburban “choice” riders or “transit-dependent” ones in the inner cities?
Even overcoming technical difficulties, drivers’ laziness, privacy concerns, system hackers and high costs won’t push mileage fees into the end zone.
Minneapolis-St. Paul’s record is improving, but not enough to satisfy those who protested at MSP this week. We should do better.
More than 20 bus routes will be affected, including a new one on Lexington Parkway and, late next year, the introduction of bus rapid transit on Snelling.
It’s just a snapshot in time, but Minnesota’s annual traffic fatality count showed a disturbing 40 percent increase last week over the same point last year.
Along with a decline in American driving that some studies date as far back as the mid-1990s, for years bicycling has shown strong, consistent growth.
The Beehive State figured out how to engender broad support for its transit policies.
Minneapolis, already home to several first-generation car-sharing services, is launching a possible game-changer in the field: Car2Go.
According to Sarah Goodyear at The Atlantic Cities, bike share is also a key to drawing more women into bicycling as transportation.
A peer-to-peer rental system has been launched at a few airports around the country, but not in Minnesota.
The Metropolitan Council has several new ideas for solving a Southwest light rail line bottleneck along a narrow strip of land near Cedar Lake.
The reaction to Gov. Mark Dayton’s bonding proposal this week, which omits state-level funding for the Southwest light rail line, has been mixed.
When it comes to highway safety, Minnesota’s policy shortcomings are costly — and this state isn’t alone.
Gov. Dayton’s Transportation Finance Advisory Committee has urged increasing the state fuel tax of 28.5 cents a gallon by 40 cents over 20 years.
The vast majority of MnDOT’s funding is earmarked for highways; other modes have to fight for undedicated funds.
Discouraging the use of gasoline will require more than developing higher-mileage private motor vehicles. No-gas alternatives to driving are key as well.
The Met Council’s proactive planning recognizes that mobility in a busy metropolis relies not on individual roads, trails and transitways but on the coordination that links them into an efficient system.