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  • In bid for millennials, cities and states promote cycling

    WASHINGTON If a 90-minute commute from Brooklyn to New Jersey sounds grueling in a car, just imagine it on a bicycle. Until a recent job change, 40-year-old Peter Schneider made that daily trip, biking 22 miles from his home in Brooklyn to his...
  • World Cup party in Grant Park to be alcohol-free -- but with an extra video screen

    World Cup party in Grant Park to be alcohol-free -- but with an extra video screen
    The thousands making their way downtown for this morning’s World Cup viewing party in Grant Park are being asked to make it an alcohol-free event. Metra has banning alcohol from all its trains, and organizers are prohibiting it from the event. Beer...
  • Chris Christie rebuts Perry comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism

     New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong. "I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...
  • Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

    Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood
    Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...
  • How to make big trucks safer

    How to make big trucks safer
    What does it sound like inside an 18-wheeler rolling down the highway? If you answered "engine growls and country music," you might be right. But don't forget the truck's dashboard-mounted computer, warning in a robotic, female voice: "You have 9...
  • President Obama departs L.A. today; beware of more street closures

    President Obama departs L.A. today; beware of more street closures
    President Obama is set to leave Los Angeles on Thursday, and that means more headaches for commuters as his motorcade forces another round of street closures on the Westside. As the president continues his California tour, which will take him as far...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...
  • Getting Around: Overpass project puts brakes on Ike traffic

    Getting Around: Overpass project puts brakes on Ike traffic
    Drivers making the always-slow trip downtown during the morning rush on the Eisenhower Expressway are asking what's the reason behind the additional 15 minutes of delay at a bottleneck that starts to form east of Morgan Street, and when will it end?...
  • Amtrak's vulnerability [Editorial]

    Amtrak's vulnerability  [Editorial]
    No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
  • 405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'

    405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'
    After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents. From a Getty Center balcony...
  • State police identify three people killed in I-83 crash

    State police identify three people killed in I-83 crash
    State police say three people found dead Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash along a southbound ramp from Interstate 83 onto I-695 in Baltimore County had likely been there since early Sunday morning. Police said the crash site wasn't discovered for two...