MnPASS Express Lanes Open Monday On I-35E In St. PaulThe days of traveling in the Interstate 35-E MnPASS lanes for free come to an end Monday. Starting Monday morning, drivers traveling alone in the express lanes between St. Paul and Little Canada will have to pay a fee during peak hours.
MnDOT: WB I-394 To Reopen Friday In Downtown Mpls.The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley -- helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis' Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins' series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.
Why Drivers Must Wait To Sign Up For MnPASSDrivers looking to sign up for MnPASS are out of luck. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation said they encountered some unexpected obstacles when they tried to purchase a new shipment of the windshield clips for the MnPASS transponders.
Good Question: Does MnPASS Really Help With Traffic Flow?Getting caught in rush hour traffic is no fun for anyone, which is why some drivers opt for a MnPASS in order to take the HOV lanes. More than 25,000 Minnesotans have a MnPASS. The whole idea behind it and the HOV lanes is to keep traffic moving during peak rush hours in the morning and in the afternoon.