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Transportation, Travel, Traffic and Weather in the Twin Cities

Getting around and about the Twin Cities. The freeways, the airport, public transit, and even pedal power, it's all here. Will the weather affect your plans? Here's resources to get the latest forecast.

Thunderstorms in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Summer brings storms to Minnesota. Here's the low

Cab Fares in Minneapolis - What Are Cab Fares in Minneapolis?
How much are cab fares in Minneapolis? In Minneapolis, cab fares are set by the city. Here's what you can expect to pay for a cab ride in Minneapolis.

Cab Fares in St. Paul- What Are Cab Fares in St. Paul?
How much are cab fares in St. Paul? In St. Paul, cab fares are set by the city. Here's what you can expect to pay for a cab ride in St. Paul.

Average Temperatures in Minneapolis
What is the weather like in Minneapolis? Here's the average monthly temperatures for Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Driving Times From Minneapolis and St. Paul
How long does it take to drive from Minneapolis to Duluth? Chicago? Fargo? Milwaukee? Madison? Somewhere else? Here's the driving times from Minneapolis to other major cities in the Midwest.

Getting Your First Driver's License in Minnesota: Teenagers Driving i…
What does a teenager have to do to get a driver's license in Minnesota? Here's a guide for teenagers and new drivers to get their driver's license in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Minnesota.

Minneapolis to Chicago - The Best Way to get from Minneapolis…
What's the best way to get from Minneapolis to Chicago? Is is the fastest way, the cheapest way, or the most convenient way? Here's the ways of getting from Minneapolis to Chicago and how to get the cheapest tickets on the bus, train, and flights from Minneapolis to Chicago.

How Bad is The Commute into Minneapolis? And St. Paul?
Thinking about a job in Minneapolis? You'll probably want to know how bad is commuting in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities? What is the commute like into Minneapolis and St. Paul?

Mall of America Hotels - Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hotels
Minneapolis/St. Paul airport is next to the Mall of America and both are served by several hotels. If you need a hotel near the Mall of America or a hotel near Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, here's a list of hotels near the mall and the airport in Minneapolis. Most hotels provide a shuttle to the airport, and some provide a shuttle to the mall of America.

Minneapolis Hotels
If you are visiting from out of town, coming to Minneapolis on business, or you want a romantic getaway in the city, here's the interesting, chic, unique and notable hotels in Minneapolis.

St. Paul's Skyway System
Minneapolis skyways link buildings in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis' skyways are climate-controlled and wonderful for getting to places without braving the cold or the heat. Here's a guide to, and maps of Minneapolis' skyway system.

The High Bridge in St. Paul
The descriptively named High Bridge in St. Paul is indeed, the highest bridge in St. Paul. Here's some facts and figure about the High Bridge in St. Paul.

Surviving Winter in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Newcomers to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area are told repeatedly how bad the winter is. It's bad... but with the right supplies, right attitude and adopting a measure of Scandinavian hardiness, the winter can be not just tolerable, but even fun. Here's how to survive and even enjoy the winter in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

MSP, Minneapolis/St. Paul's Airport
Minneapolis/St. Paul's main airport, MSP, is very conveniently located in the heart of the metro area. Here's a guide to flying to and from Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, and getting to and from the airport to Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Parking Tickets in Minneapolis
The city of Minneapolis issues around 200,000 parking tickets annually. Here's what to do if you get a parking ticket, help paying a parking fine, and the best ways to avoid any more tickets.

Mosquitoes in Minneapolis and St. Paul
The climate of Minneapolis and St. Paul have been described as freezing cold in the winter, and humid and mosquito ridden in the summer. It is really that bad? Find out how bad mosquitoes are in Minneapolis and St. Paul, what the Twin Cities do for mosquito control, and what you can you do to enjoy your summer with the minimum of irritation from mosquitoes.

Car Seats and Booster Seats in Minnesota - What does the Law Say About Car Seats
What is the law about car seats and booster seats for babies, toddlers and children in Minnesota? When can children ride in the front seat in Minnesota?

Airport Parking at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
A run down of the options available to travelers using Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP is served by several parking ramps and lots, with a choice of on-airport, off-airport, covered parking, uncovered parking. Here's where you can park your car when traveling from Minneapolis-St. Paul airport.

Save Money on Driving and Car Expenses in Minneapolis, St. Paul
Ways to save money on gas, car maintenance, fines, car repairs, help for low-income families, and more. A guide for Twin Cities drivers who want to save money on car expenses.

Downtowner Car Wash, St. Paul
A favorite of St. Paul's finest, and a unique and popular car wash for people without flashing lights on their vehicle's roofs too.

Winter Bicycling in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Hardy commuters ride their bicycles all year round, through sun, rain, snow and ice. Here's tips for winter bike riding in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Preparing for Minneapolis and St. Paul Winter Driving: Winterizing Your Car
Winter is hard on cars in Minnesota. Here's a guide to preparing your car for Minneapolis and St. Paul's winter.

A Guide to Snow Emergencies in Minneapolis and St. Paul
After heavy snow, cars in Minneapolis and St. Paul have to be moved out of the way for snow plows to clear the streets. It's called a "Snow Emergency". A special set of parking rules apply after a large snowfall. Cars that aren't moved in accordance with the rules get towed. Find out how to know if there's a Snow Emergency, and learn the rules for parking in a Snow Emergency in Minneapoli…

A Winter Emergency Kit For Urban Drivers in Minneapolis & St. Paul
Even urban drivers in Minneapolis and St. Paul should have a winter emergency kit in their cars. A winter emergency kit carried in your car could make a life-or-death difference if your car is trapped in a blizzard, or goes off the road into a snowstorm. Here's how to prepare a winter emergency kit for your car.

What to Wear in the Minnesota Winter
Dressing for the cold

St. Paul Snow Emergencies: Parking Rules
St. Paul declares a Snow Emergency after heavy snowfalls. When a Snow Emergency is declared in St. Paul, parking restrictions go into effect so plows can clear the streets. Vehicles not obeying Snow Emergency parking regulations can be ticketed and towed. Avoid a citation and a tow with this guide to the City of St. Paul's Snow Emergencies.

Business and Convention Visitors to St. Paul: Getting Here, Food & Entertainmet
Visiting St. Paul for a meeting, sales call or a Republican National Convention? Here's a quick guide for business visitors to Downtown St. Paul, including getting here from the airport, getting around, where to eat, and what to see if you have any spare time in your schedule.

What is the Winter Like in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
What's the climate of Minneapolis and St. Paul like? And how bard are the winters in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities in Minnesota?

Weather in Minneapolis - Weather in St. Paul
What's the climate of Minneapolis and St. Paul like? And how bard are the winters in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities in Minnesota?

Tornadoes in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Minneapolis and St. Paul, like much of America, are at risk from Tornadoes and other severe weather in the summer. Here's information about how to anticipate and prepare for Tornadoes, as well as data about historical tornadoes that struck Minneapolis, St Paul and the surrounding area.

Minneapolis and St. Paul's Outdoor Emergency Sirens
Minneapolis and St. Paul's outdoor emergency sirens, commonly called emergency sirens or tornado warning sirens, are used to alert residents of severe weather and other emergencies. Here's when the sirens are tested, and what to do if you hear an emergency siren sounded.

Speeding Tickets in Minneapolis and Hennepin County
You have been pulled over by the police, and the police officer has given you a speeding ticket. What now? Here's how to pay fines, contest a speeding ticket, and a way to keep speeding tickets off your driving record in Minneapolis and Hennepin County.

Complaints about Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport - Complaints About Minneapolis...
Share your complaints about Minneapolis airport - tell other people your horror stories and complaints about Minneapolis-St. Paul airport.

Metro Transit Buses in Minneapolis and St. Paul: Riding the Bus in Minneapolis a
Metro Transit operates buses and light rail services in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities metro area. Here's how to ride the bus in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Speeding Tickets in St. Paul and Ramsey County
You have been pulled over by the police, and the police officer has given you a speeding ticket. What now? Here's how to pay fines, contest a speeding ticket, and a way to keep speeding tickets off your driving record in St. Paul and Ramsey County.

New Residents: How Do I Register My Car in Minneapolis or St. Paul?
If you are moving to Minnesota, and bringing your car or truck with you, you have 60 days to register the vehicle with the MN DVS - Department of Vehicle Services - in Minnesota. Here's how to register your non-commercial vehicle with the MN DVS in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Relocating to Minneapolis/St. Paul: Driving in Minnesota, An Overview
New drivers in Minneapolis and St. Paul have to register their cars, get a Minnesota driver's licence, and prepare for winter driving. Not to mention getting to grips with the quirks of driving in the Twin Cities. Here's an overview of driving a vehicle in the Twin Cities for new residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul

Minneapolis: Snow Emergencies, Snow Parking, and Winter Parking Restrictions
Minneapolis declares a Snow Emergency after heavy snowfalls. Parking restrictions go into effect so plows can clear the streets. Winter Parking restrictions can also apply at any time during the winter. Vehicles not obeying snow parking regulations can be ticketed and towed. Avoid a citation and a tow with this guide to the city of Minneapolis' Snow Emergencies and Winter Parking Regulations.

A New Resident's Guide to Applying for a Minnesota Driver's License
New residents of Minnesota who wish to drive have 60 days to apply for a Minnesota driver's license. Here's how to apply for a Minnesota driver's licence.

Minneapolis and St. Paul's Skyway Systems
Minneapolis and St. Paul each have a network of skyways linking buildings in their downtowns. The skyways are climate-controlled and wonderful for getting to places without braving the cold or the heat. Here's a guide and maps of Minneapolis' and St. Paul's Skyway Systems.

The Hiawatha Light Rail Line in Minneapolis and Bloomington
The city of Minneapolis has a modern, rapid light rail line connecting the Minneapolis downtown area with the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, and Mall of America in Bloomington. Here's a guide to using the Hiawatha Light Rail line.

The Parking Card: The Most Convenient Way To Pay Parking Meters
Pay for meter parking without needing change! Get a parking card you can use at meters in Minneapolis and St Paul. Here's how.

Metro Transit
Metro Transit operates the bus and light rail network in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Progress on the Interstate 35W Bridge
The Minnesota Department of Transportation project to replace the I-35W bridge is planned to be completed by Christmas 2008. Check on their progress at the MNDoT website.

Weather Reports for the Twin Cities
Get the latest forecast for Minneapolis and St. Paul at Weather Underground.

When Does Spring Start in Minneapolis?
When does winter end in Minneapolis? When does spring start in Minneapolis? When can you expect warmer temperatures in Minneapolis and St. Paul?

Cheap Flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul
How can you get cheap flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul? Cheap airfare from Minneapolis and cheap airfare from St. Paul.

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Complaints and Horror Stories
How can you make a complaint about Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport? Whether you want to complain about your experience flying into or transiting through Minneapolis Airport, or want to complain about airplane noise, here's how.

Light Rail Construction - University Avenue and Downtown St. Paul
The new light rail line that will join downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis

When is the Start of Summer in Minnesota?
When is the start of summer in Minnesota? When is the official start of summer in Minnesota? When will it be nice enough to be outside? Here's when summer starts in Minnesota.

Minneapolis Heat Index - What is the Heat Index in Minneapolis?
Minneapolis Heat Index - What is the Heat Index in Minneapolis?

Tornadoes That Have Struck Minneapolis, St. Paul and Southern Minnesota
Minneapolis and St. Paul, like much of America, are at risk from Tornadoes and other severe weather in the summer. Here's information about how to anticipate and prepare for Tornadoes, as well as data about historical tornadoes that struck Minneapolis, St Paul and the surrounding area.

What is the Risk of Natural Disasters in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
Tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards, landslides, forest fires and other natural disasters put millions of Americans at risk. The risk varies considerably with where you are in the country. If you live in Minneapolis and St. Paul, what is the risk of natural disasters?

Getting from Minneapolis Airport to Downtown Minneapolis
What's the best way to get from Minneapolis Airport to Downtown Minneapolis? The light rail is the cheapest and very convenient, taxis are plentiful, and driving is fairly easy too. Light rail info, prices for taxis, and driving directions from Minneapolis Airport to downtown Minneapolis.

Getting from Minneapolis Airport to Downtown Minneapolis
What's the best way to get from Minneapolis Airport to Downtown Minneapolis? The light rail is the cheapest and very convenient, taxis are plentiful, and driving is fairly easy too. Light rail info, prices for taxis, and driving directions from Minneapolis Airport to downtown Minneapolis.

Is this the Snowiest Winter in Minnesota?

Is this the Snowiest Winter in Minnesota?

Is this the Snowiest Winter in Minnesota?

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