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  • Gen Y generates jump in car sales

    Q: A December report from the U.S. Public Interest Group Education Fund and the Frontier Group found that over the last decade, the share of workers who get to work by private car declined in 99 of America's 100 largest urbanized areas. The Lehigh...
  • Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens

    Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens
    The bus-on-shoulders commuting option that began as an experiment three years ago on the Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) has proven so successful service will be enhanced and possibly replicated on the Edens Expressway (I-94) The bus-on-shoulders...
  • Mailbag: Rudeness at meetings can't be tolerated from anyone

    Some months ago I attended a City Council meeting on a contentious issue (plastic bag ban repeal), and when a member of the public quietly said the word "boo," Mayor Matthew Harper immediately stopped the meeting and reminded the speaker to respect the...
  • Iraqi Yazidis describe flight from Islamic State militants

    Iraqi Yazidis describe flight from Islamic State militants
    The Murad family, caked in dust and grime, trudged through a dismal gravel quarry where mangy dogs dodged bulldozers as dusk approached along the banks of the Tigris River. The Murads were among thousands of displaced Iraqis, members of the minority...
  • Police chiefs' zany mano a mano

    Police chiefs' zany mano a mano
    It's just before 6 p.m., and Costa Mesa's police chief has already had a frenetic day. In about two hours, though, it'll take a turn for the strange, the likes of which he's never quite experienced before. Tom Gazsi has signed up for Thursday night's...
  • The rumble and the risk to life along the tracks

     The rumble and the risk to life along the tracks
    Late Thursday afternoon, Kenneth Reed was in his backyard when he heard something strange up on the railroad tracks. "A sound I never heard in all the 45 years I been on this block," he said Friday, standing next to the train embankment on South Homan...
  • Retest Everyone For Driver's License

    The Courant urges lawmakers to pass more restrictive laws for seniors renewing their driver's licenses [Aug. 6, editorial, "Should Grandpa Drive?"] Yes, serious accidents occur, but they occur with all age groups. Perhaps The Courant would be wiser to...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West
    A disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie Highway) exit has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said...
  • Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail

    Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail
    It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success. In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
  • Shake it up before Shake Shack

    Shake it up before Shake Shack
    If you thought Trader Joe's caused a traffic jam at the intersection of Morse Boulevard and U.S. Highway 17-92, just wait until Shake Shack opens Wednesday, July 30 in the same Lakeside development in Winter Park. Shake Shack, a modern spin on the...
  • Allentown faces tight deadline to sync stoplights with arena traffic

    It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four. That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...