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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions

    Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions
    The entrance to the town that time passed by is marked by brake lights. The speed limit is 20 mph, about half what it is on the surrounding streets of Phoenix and Tempe. So on weekday evenings the traffic backup can stretch for hundreds of yards —...
  • Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup

    Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup
    All northbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Jessup is closed at Assateague Drive due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in...
  • Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City
    All lanes are open on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City on Tuesday morning with the clearing of debris past the Moravia Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-795 South in Owings Mills prior to...
  • Rocky Hill Officials Discuss Plans For Road Improvements

    ROCKY HILL – A new bridge over Goff Brook on Old Main Street and total re-pavement of heavily traveled Brook Street highlighted the first year of the town's five-year plan to upgrade local roads and streets. About $3 million of the proceeds from a...
  • L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots

    L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots
    In congested commercial and residential areas, circling block after block to find an empty parking space can be tedious and irritating. But in downtown Los Angeles, one of the more innovative programs in the nation is making the hunt less irritating....