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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • How to keep the Highway Trust Fund in motion

    How to keep the Highway Trust Fund in motion
    I'm on the highway to hell (highway to hell) … and I'm goin' down all the way — AC/DC   We'll probably learn this week if the U.S. House and Senate intend to live out the AC/DC classic. The Highway Trust Fund, the federal...
  • Harrison Street, Allentown

    Harrison Street between the Eighth Street overpass and Lehigh Street in Allentown temporarily closed today, and will remain so for the next two to three weeks, according to city officials. The street must be closed, and traffic detoured, because of...
  • Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Harrison Street, Allentown

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, reflector installation. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 373 and Route 61, eastbound 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, westbound 9...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route

    Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route
    Dear Getting Around: You've got mail. Q: What's up with the new bike lanes on Harrison Street, where the lanes bend around State Street (because the east and west approaches to the intersection don't line up with each other)? I see that the city...
  • Radar unnecessary to catch speeding drivers

    I have believed for a long time that local speed traps are set up strictly as a means of raising money for a municipality and not for public safety. Columnist Paul Carpenter cited the example of Hampton, Fla., as exhibit No. 1. As exhibit No. 2, I submit...
  • Coroner: Wear, age of vehicle led to body falling from van

    The Bucks County Coroner’s transport truck that malfunctioned Friday, resulting in a body strapped to a gurney falling out and into traffic, was to be taken out of service later this month and replaced with a new vehicle, the coroner said. “...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire

    Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic is flowing clearly on Moravia Road after delays caused by firefighters working at the scene of a small attic fire in the 4500 block of St. Thomas Avenue Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. All lanes have...
  • Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers

    Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers
    Tinley Park officials have announced a delay on police citations for residents who have failed to purchase their vehicle stickers by the June 30 deadline. Police officers will not ticket anyone who hasn't bought a vehicle sticker until Aug. 16, the...
  • Train station lot closed for construction

     Train station lot closed for construction
    The Parkview commuter parking lot near the Naperville train station will be closed for several weeks instead of days due to unforeseen problems during construction work, according to the city. The lot at North Avenue and Washington Street was supposed...