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Legislators: Rail delays causing 'crisis' for Minnesota businesses

Minnesota lawmakers heard a boatload of evidence Tuesday about the problems backlogged railroads are causing the state’s businesses. More than 40 legislators from five committees heard four...

September 30, 2014

Pass the salt: Worries about supply for winter road treatments

Minnesota motorists may be forced onto a sort of low-sodium diet this winter as concern about adequate road salt supplies begins to build. The Associated Press report the supply is tight because so...

September 30, 2014

Not ready to roll: Rail backup creates taconite shipping worries

The regional rail logjam is creating concern that Minnesota-mined taconite will not be able to be loaded onto ore boats and shipped through the Great Lakes before winter limits travel for the...

September 29, 2014

Travel slowly returning to normal after Chicago air traffic control center fire

It’ll take about two more weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center where a deliberately set fire brought air travel at the city’s two international airports to a standstill...

September 29, 2014

MSP travel backed up by Chicago air traffic control center fire

Hundreds of flights were delayed or cancelled at Chicago airports Friday morning due to a deliberately set fire in a major air traffic control facility, Chicago’s WLS-TV reports. More than 60...

September 26, 2014

Going down: Gas prices expected to keep falling, but how far?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in more than half a year. Drivers in Minnesota – and across the nation – have seen the cost of a gallon of gas go down, down, down since hitting a 12-month high...

September 26, 2014

Outer lanes on St. Paul bridge deemed inadequate; traffic to be limited

St. Paul officials will be restricting traffic on the Kellogg Boulevard-Third Street Bridge starting Monday after engineers found the bridge’s outer lanes aren’t adequately designed to...

September 24, 2014

Court: Met Council insurance must pay for uninsured, injured bus riders

A Metro Transit bus passenger who is injured in an accident and doesn’t have their own insurance can receive compensation from the Met Council for medical expenses and lost wages, the...

September 23, 2014

Green Line keeps pedestrians, college students on track

Turns out the train can bring additional foot traffic to the city. The Star Tribune looked at pedestrian studies conducted in downtown Minneapolis since the arrival of the Green Line. The research...

September 19, 2014

Major weekend roadwork to close I-35W, more metro highways

Looking to get from the south suburbs to the Gophers game this weekend? You might need to take a detour – all I-35W northbound traffic from the Crosstown to downtown will be closed from late Friday...

September 19, 2014

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