MnPASS has long used a proprietary operating system that limits the number of compatible suppliers of transponders and clips that fasten them to windshields to just one.
The $7 billion plan uses only $228 million from the state’s $1.9 billion surplus.
Rep. Rick Nolan — a member of the minority party — is the lone remaining Minnesotan on the House Transportation Committee.
Even for the experts, putting an exact dollar figure on Minnesota’s transportation needs is no easy task. In a highly politicized environment like the Capitol, it borders on the impossible.
A bill that would increase the maximum truck load from 80,000 to 97,000 pounds is weaving its way through the legislature.
If the Twin Cities wants to get more cars off the road, it needs to focus on making the two-mile “catchment” zones around transit hubs as bike-friendly as possible.
Minneapolis’ hot spot for shortcuts has to be the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood (aka the “West Bank”).
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.
The study found that people tended to report being better able to concentrate at work and being under less strain when they gave up commuting by car.
Something akin to a “Manhattan Project” is needed to further develop the human and science resources needed to bring timber bridge development back in vogue, says Carol Coren.
The data were collected from more than 7,500 people participating in an ongoing, nationally represented study in the U.K.
Nationally, one of every five adults over 65 doesn’t drive, and each year more than 600,000 people 70 and older stop driving.
Even overcoming technical difficulties, drivers’ laziness, privacy concerns, system hackers and high costs won’t push mileage fees into the end zone.
MnDOT chief Charles Zelle believes projects’ cash flow can be managed short-term but would face “a great reduction” down the road.
Ali Lozoff rarely drives a car. She doesn’t own one. Yet she’s on the go — a lot.
Our nostalgia should not get in the ways of the facts around cost, usability, safety and climate.
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.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit Share Our Strength children’s food campaign.
A peer-to-peer rental system has been launched at a few airports around the country, but not in Minnesota.