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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • City weighs safety, privacy in improvements to Top of the World Drive

     City weighs safety, privacy in improvements to Top of the World Drive
    Top of the World Drive has been a private road since 1928, and some residents of the hilltop neighborhood want to keep it that way. They like the serenity. But even at the risk of increasing foot traffic, for safety reasons these same people want the...
  • Drivers of green cars should pay for road maintenance too

    To the editor: As an electric vehicle driver, I have not pulled into a gas station to fill up my car for three years. I feel good about saving money and helping to reduce harmful emissions, but I am not paying my fair share toward much-needed road...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety

    Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety
    The Broward Sheriff's Office launched a campaign this month with the goal of reducing traffic crashes and fatalities involving pedestrians and bicyclists. The Sheriff's Office received $118,523 from the Florida Department of Transportation and the...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-15 Volkswagen Beetle

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2013-15 versions of the Volkswagen Beetle manufactured between June 13, 2013, and July 3, 2014 The Problem: When the affected vehicles are driven over hard surfaces or strike a pothole, the glass sunroof...
  • Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?

    Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?
    Around Park Avenue, there are museums like the Morse Museum and the Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum. The University Club hosts lectures and movies, and different shops sell works of art. But off Park Avenue’s beaten path, there are plenty of other...
  • Gift shop at the Delray Marketplace is all in the family

    Gift shop at the Delray Marketplace is all in the family
    Population is on the rise in western Delray Beach, and it's attracting new businesses. Mother-and-daughter duo Brent Brewster and Brooke Bell recently opened Pizazz gift boutique in the Delray Marketplace. They chose the site for the locale's rapid...
  • A Changing Road Map: CT Highways To Gradually Get New Exit Numbers

    Exits on I-395 will be getting new numbers next year, and a similar change is coming for I-95 and Route 8 sometime after that. That means drivers will need to get acquainted with different exit numbers if they want to remember the location of a favorite...
  • FDOT starts two-year I-75 project in Sumter

    If you're heading north on Interstate 75 toward Ocala and points north, be prepared to run into construction. The state Department of Transportation recently kicked off the 13-mile, $76.9 million project that runs from the Sumter/Hernando county line to...
  • Sawgrass on-ramp from Turnpike gaining additional lane

    Sawgrass on-ramp from Turnpike gaining additional lane
    Q: What is happening at the Sawgrass Expressway interchange at Florida's Turnpike? Construction has been going on forever. Delays on the southbound turnpike exit to the Sawgrass seem to sometimes stretch all the way to the Broward/Palm Beach county line....
  • Just when drivers think congestion couldn't get any worse

     Just when drivers think congestion couldn't get any worse
    As if congestion isn't quite horrible enough all by itself in Chicago, drivers last week endured protests blocking traffic on Lake Shore Drive and other roads, rush-hour sign-repair work causing gridlock on the Kennedy Expressway and gapers' block backups...
  • Downtown Disney parking garage opens to public

    Downtown Disney parking garage opens to public
    The Downtown Disney parking garage opened to the general public this morning. The garage is opening in phases. It has five levels with 4,000 spaces. Right now about 1,700 spaces are available. That number will go up to 3,000 by early December. The...