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  • 2014 Ford C-Max Energi makes space among plug-in hybrid compacts

    2014 Ford C-Max Energi makes space among plug-in hybrid compacts
    Ford is walking the walk of fuel efficiency. Ford shook up the automotive industry with the radical redesign of America’s best-selling vehicle, the F-150 pickup truck, which got a lighter-weight aluminum body and a fuel-maximizing EcoBoost engine....
  • Moscow subway derails, at least 20 dead

    Moscow subway derails, at least 20 dead
    At least 20 people were killed and more than 120 were injured when a Moscow underground train derailed during the morning rush hour in one of the worst accidents on the Russian capital's subway system in years. President Vladimir Putin, who is away in...
  • SHA to expand patrols, add cameras on highways

    SHA to expand patrols, add cameras on highways
    The State Highway Administration will spend nearly $15 million in the next six years to expand overnight patrols and increase the number of traffic cameras operating along major highways across the state. The changes will enable quicker assistance to...
  • Sign of the Times: Today Marks Traffic Signal Centennial

     
    In our fast-paced world where we're always on the go, we might forget to slow down and stop to reflect on how we got to here. Take traffic signals, for example. Such a safe and orderly (most of the time)......
  • Mailbag: How about a compromise for Fairview Park?

    Re: "Is It Time For Athletic Fields at Fairview?" (July 31): I drive by Fairview Park frequently and view most of it as a major eyesore. Has anyone considered the possibility of just adding some nice grassy fields and letting the users create their...
  • Traffic light turns 100 today

    Traffic light turns 100 today
    In our fast-paced world where we're always on the go, we might forget to slow down and stop to reflect on how we got to here. Take traffic signals, for example. Such a safe and orderly (most of the time) system for moving high volumes of motorized...
  • Who's the old guy at Lollapalooza?

    Last week I briefly stood outside the gates of one of the year's biggest music festivals, wrestling with my age. As the Chicago skyline shone directly to my west, thousands of teens and 20-somethings wearing plastic wristbands streamed past me. Some waved...
  • Bad weather causes traffic accidents, delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Stormy conditions caused several traffic accidents in Fort Lauderdale during rush hour Monday, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser said. Although there were significant road delays, those involved suffered only minor injuries,...
  • Downed wire closes Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie

    Downed wire closes Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie
    Anne Arundel County Police say Ritchie Highway will be closed in both directions at 8th Avenue in Glen Burnie until about 8 p.m. The closure, police say, is due to emergency repair work after a boom truck struck and knocked down wires in the area this...
  • There's an app for that, but Turnpike retains radio alerts, call boxes

    Q: Why doesn't the Turnpike broadcast traffic reports on their radio frequency? On July 7, southbound traffic was backed up from the Lehigh Tunnel to beyond the Mahoning Valley exit. Luckily, I was traveling north. Wondering whether the situation had...
  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...