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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock

    U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock
    Roommates Hexuan Wang and Yiwei Huang spent their first day on the University of Illinois campus running errands just like other freshmen. The two young men hit Wal-Mart for necessities like hangers, light bulbs and Coca-Cola. They found the bookstore,...
  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
  • Canyon congestion on the agenda

    Canyon congestion on the agenda
    Adding lanes to Laguna Canyon Road seemed like an unpopular solution to congestion on the main entryway into the city when a city-hired consultant unveiled an initial report on the corridor Tuesday. RBF Consulting, which has an office in Irvine, has...
  • $35 million upgrade planned for Route 309 in Bucks, Montco

    A heavily traveled section of Route 309 in Bucks and Montgomery counties will get a $35 million overhaul. PennDOT is in the design phase of a project to revamp nine miles of the busy state roadway. The major road construction project will cross...
  • Study: Americans Hit the Highways Again

     
    Americans went through some hard times in the past few years, and while everyone may not necessarily be on easy street now, a major spike in highway travel suggests that we as a nation are at least on the road......
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Route 22 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Lower Nazareth Township ROAD NAME: US 22 Ramps at PA 33 Type of Work: Pothole Patching Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • Route 33 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Monroe Municipality: Hamilton Township ROAD NAME: PA 33 BETWEEN: US 209 AND Interstate 80 Type of Work: Inspection Work being Done By: PENNDOT Bridge...
  • Interstate 78 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Multiple ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 BETWEEN: Exit 60 (PA 309) AND Exit 67 (PA 309) Type of Work: Guide Rail Repair Work being...