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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Mailbag: No more building and polluting the air

    Re: "Beach, Edinger growth targeted," (Feb. 19): The Huntington Beach City Council voted to look into a 45-day moratorium on housing projects in the area, specifically along Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue. Simply put, this is like closing the corral...
  • March 4 Letters: Enforce traffic laws, preserve City Farm

    Enforce traffic laws Instead of raising the gas tax, would it be feasible to organize a dedicated traffic patrol unit to enforce the traffic laws? If the laws were enforced, I could imagine enough income to pay for most of the road construction in...
  • O.C. Assembly members' bill would block freeway toll lanes

    O.C. Assembly members' bill would block freeway toll lanes
    As rush-hour traffic on the 405 Freeway hummed in the background, two California Assembly members introduced a bill Tuesday morning aimed at prohibiting the state transportation agency from adding toll lanes to any freeway in Orange County without voter...
  • MBTA considering options to compensate riders for snow woes

    The Boston-area public transit agency outlined several options Tuesday for compensating passengers who endured weeks of delays, cancellations and system-wide shutdowns as more than 8 feet of snow battered the region. The possibilities ranged from...
  • Winter weather affects flights, classes; bigger storm coming

    Yet another round of winter weather in Pennsylvania has prompted flight cancellations and delays, speed reductions on highways and the Pennsylvania turnpike and early dismissal of some school classes — but officials are already focusing on a...
  • MD 147 in Carney closed; Harbor Connector closed for ice

    MD 147 in Carney closed; Harbor Connector closed for ice
    All lanes are closed on MD 147 in Carney at Placid Avenue due to a two-vehicle collision with injury at 8:39 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transportation Authority said at 8:17 a.m. that right tube...
  • Land swap could provide beach parking closer to Sunrise Boulevard

    Land swap could provide beach parking closer to Sunrise Boulevard
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A city land swap could help divert beach traffic from Las Olas Boulevard to Sunrise Boulevard by creating more public parking further north on the beach. The owner of a vacant State Road A1A parcel on the north side of Vistamar...
  • Why the speed limit should stay at 65

    Why the speed limit should stay at 65
    There are many inaccuracies in letter writer D. Keith Henderson's argument against raising the speed limit to 70 mph in Maryland ("Pick up the pace of Md.'s absurdly low speed limits," Feb. 27). One measures miles per gallon by overall miles driven...
  • For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season

    For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season
    Nothing seemed out of the ordinary to the half-dozen bicycle riders who filtered into Maddie's in East Hartford on a Friday in February for their monthly breakfast gathering. It's a convenient and friendly spot, as most of them work as engineers across...
  • Md.'s 'low' speed limits aren't the problem

    Md.'s 'low' speed limits aren't the problem
    I am always amazed to find someone who thinks the current Maryland speed limits are too slow ("Pick up the pace of Md.'s absurdly slow speed limits," Feb. 27). The problem is not the speed limit. The problem is the fact that too many vehicles occupy a...
  • SHA receives grant to improve real-time travel information for three congested roads

    SHA receives grant to improve real-time travel information for three congested roads
    The State Highway Administration has been awarded a $200,000 federal planning grant for the installation of a state-of-the-art real-time travel information system on three congested traffic arteries between Baltimore and Washington, the Federal Highway...