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May 11, 2019
The Road Zipper, a bus-sized machine, moves 1500-pound concrete blocks to expand the eastbound lanes of I-94 traffic from two lanes to three, in order to accommodate rush hour traffic flowing east out of downtown St. Paul June 20, 2017. Democrats want to raise taxes and fees to pay for road and bridge projects. Republicans want to use existing funds. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Lawmakers’ budget differences are about more than just numbers
May 11, 2019 - 6:13pm
May 3, 2019
Tribune file photo

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, at the Milan City Hall to provide information on plans to replace the Milan Bridge on state Highway 40. A detour will be necessary for the $7.7 million project.
Open house set May 8 for Milan Bridge project on Highway 40
May 3, 2019 - 6:27am
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CDL training partnership to be presented Friday in Willmar
April 3, 2019 - 9:33am
March 22, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Minnesota Capitol Notebook: Divisions come into view as gas tax, health care talks heat up
March 22, 2019 - 3:29pm
March 21, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that he will need to look over his just-released budget to see how to adjust it to match a new lower-than-expected state revenue forecast. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz broadens campaign to pass gas tax hike, faces continued opposition from GOP
March 21, 2019 - 6:03pm
March 20, 2019
Tribune file photo

The newly formed Mid-Minnesota Regional Transportation Coordination Council aims to create a regional transportation plan. The goal is to build a network of options to meet the region’s needs, whether it’s a trip to a medical appointment or a ride to work.
New council tackles regional transportation gaps
March 20, 2019 - 5:42am
February 28, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A Central Community Transit bus drives Wednesday on Trott Avenue Southwest in Willmar. Among the winter woes for CCT, the white buses are hard for other motorists to spot against the snowbanks. As a result, CCT drivers are using extra caution at intersections before edging out into traffic.
Harsh winter puts Central Community Transit system to the test
February 28, 2019 - 5:03am
February 27, 2019
A bicyclist tells a driver to give way as he rides in downtown Washington in 2015. Photo for The Washington Post by Keith Lane
Increases in bicyclist and pedestrian deaths outpace traffic fatalities, report says
February 27, 2019 - 3:51pm
February 26, 2019
A 2011 file photo shows an Amtrak passenger train  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Amtrak passengers spent 37 hours stuck in the Oregon snow
February 26, 2019 - 1:34pm
February 25, 2019
Transit supporters aim to highlight value of investment in projects
February 25, 2019 - 4:51pm
February 18, 2019
Who’s getting Met Council money? East Metro transit projects get funded
February 18, 2019 - 7:32pm
February 8, 2019
No travel advisories remain in effect for much of central Minnesota
February 8, 2019 - 7:10am
February 7, 2019
MnDOT photo
Schools close as another winter weather system moves in
February 7, 2019 - 6:59am
January 14, 2019
Black ice creates dangerous driving conditions in west central Minnesota
January 14, 2019 - 9:19am
January 3, 2019
Malfunctioning railroad arms in Milan causes traffic problems
January 3, 2019 - 11:59am
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