Transportation

Telecommuting, or telework, isn’t a groundbreaking concept. Employees have literally been phoning it in for a generation or longer. In the early days, a teleworker could get by with a desk phone, fax machine, and perhaps a clunky desktop computer. Read More
The Pioneer Press reported earlier this week that popular German-owned carsharing service Car2go is mulling service cuts in parts of St. Paul. According to the paper, the company wants to trim its service area to a cylindrical region encompassing downtown St. Read More
Trips in and out of Rochester just got easier. Read More


Doing business in Germany is about to get a little easier. From June 26 to Sept. 11, Condor Airlines will offer twice-weekly nonstop flights between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and its base in Frankfurt, continental Europe’s largest financial center and a major hub for air and rail travel. Read More
On June 14, the long-awaited Green Line light-rail system will open for service. It runs on an 11-mile corridor connecting the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Opening day will be celebrated with free rides (June 14-15) and other community events at eight stations on the line.
 
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Starting May 6, Utah-based SkyWest Airlines will offer twice-daily nonstop flights between St. Cloud Regional Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The flights will operate on 50-passenger Bombardier CRJ200 business jets. Tickets can be purchased through both SkyWest and United Airlines. Read More
It’s been more than 42 years since St. Paul’s Union Depot allowed rail passengers to travel through its doors. But that will change next month thanks to Amtrak’s arrival. Read More
President Barack Obama spoke at St. Read More
Travel + Leisure magazine recently ranked Minneapolis–St. Paul International as the No. 6 airport overall in the United States (it lost some points for flight delays in the winter). The airport ranked No. 1 for shopping, "with more than 50 options including Arthurs Bookstore," and No. Read More