Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim Harlow covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour. Harlow also covers general assignment and breaking news and weather. 

Harlow previously spent four years covering Washington County news and writing about family events and festivals. He is a resident of Robbinsdale and earned a communications degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a masters degree in communications from Bethel University. In his free time, he likes playing sand and indoor volleyball.

U transportation study aims to see how easy it is to get to school or health care

Education and health care destinations will be added to annual measure of access to jobs by auto, transit and biking.

Big winner in MnDOT's snowplow contest: Plowy McPlowFace

More than 122,000 votes were cast as part of the 'Name a Snowplow' contest.

Roseville truck driver honored after more than 40 years behind the wheel

Minnesota Trucking Association names Scott Smith its Driver of the Year.

Spring Lake Park limits time pedestrians can spend in medians

Motorists who stop to engage with panhandlers or others would also be subject to a citation under the ordinance.

Man killed in south Minneapolis crash

The victim's name has not been released.

Brooklyn Park is first to get Taco Bell's new drive-through prototype

The City Council approved the plans this week. The restaurant will feature multiple pickup lanes.

Prospects for 2021 Minnesota State Fair are encouraging

A drop in COVID-19 cases and rising vaccination rates have sparked optimism.

Brooklyn Center renaming, revamping its summer celebration

Instead of a weekend party, the city will hold smaller events throughout the spring and summer.

Teen killed in Stearns County crash

The crash happened Monday morning on Hwy. 15 north of Kimball.

In a first, Twin Cities Auto Show will be outdoors

The outdoor event will take place May 15 to 23.