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  • ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic

    ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic
    More people than ever are avoiding driving to certain businesses or neighboring cities due to traffic. That's the conclusion of the 2014 Life in Hampton Roads survey, compiled by the Old Dominion Social Science Research Center. According to the...
  • Could bus rapid transit speed up commutes along North Lake Shore Drive?

    Could bus rapid transit speed up commutes along North Lake Shore Drive?
    Red Line. Purple Line. Brown Line. Lake Shore Drive? There is a push by some Chicagoans to institute bus rapid transit—express bus service that allows buses to act like trains by giving buses priority over cars on roads—on Lake Shore Drive...
  • SR 84 to get dedicated U-turn lane at 136th Ave. in Davie

    SR 84 to get dedicated U-turn lane at 136<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Ave. in Davie
    Getting to a U-turn and making left turns at one Interstate 595 interchange is about to get a lot easier, something officials hope will alleviate rush hour backups. State officials are planning to reconfigure the five lanes of westbound State Road 84...
  • Body found on 101 Freeway near Silver Lake Boulevard offramp

    Body found on 101 Freeway near Silver Lake Boulevard offramp
    The discovery of a body on the side of the northbound 101 Freeway in Silver Lake snarled the early morning commute after authorities temporarily closed two lanes for the investigation. The pedestrian's body was discovered shortly after 3 a.m. near the...
  • L.A. commuters stuck on 5 Freeway after truck spills molasses

    L.A. commuters stuck on 5 Freeway after truck spills molasses
    A big rig hauling molasses gummed up the morning commute around downtown early Wednesday after colliding with another vehicle on the southbound 5 Freeway near Boyle Heights. Authorities shut down the southbound transition to the westbound 10 Freeway...
  • Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train

    Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train
    The Broward Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified Jerry Smith, 53, of the 1400 block of Northwest 72nd Avenue in Plantation as the man who was fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train in Dania Beach. The crash happened at Stirling Road near Ravenswood Road...
  • Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble

    Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble
    Thousands of Bay Area commuters had to find other ways to travel between Marin County and San Francisco on Friday as Golden Gate Ferry captains and their deckhands went on strike. The one-day strike, announced in advance by a union representing the...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    The World Series lineup is set. The 2014 campaign season is heating up with just weeks to go. And the weekend's weather is shaping up to be fall-like. Here's what you need to know for your Friday morning and beyond.    WEATHER It’s starting to...
  • Ultimate makeover of Interstate 4 getting closer

    Ultimate makeover of Interstate 4 getting closer
    As you crawl along Interstate 4 on your way to or from work today, you may notice some people wearing bright vests and digging holes by the side of the road. They represent the leading edge of the $2.3 billion makeover of I-4 that won't be complete...
  • Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations

    Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations
    Step aside, Shia LaBeouf and Lindsay Lohan. The CTA Blue Line has been stealing the spotlight for some odd incidents lately. The line has generated some eyebrow-raising headlines, from a man charged with opening fire – with an assault rifle...
  • Made in California: Steel fabricator Hannibal is bouncing back

    Made in California: Steel fabricator Hannibal is bouncing back
    During the worst of the recession, an executive at Hannibal Industries Inc. had a simple way of figuring out whether his employer was still in business. The Vernon steel fabricator had lost half its pre-downturn annual revenue of $100 million and laid...