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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban

    More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban
    More than 200 drivers got a rude awakening on Monday when they discovered their cars were towed. The city counted 239 cars towed on the first day of the annual—and seasonal—overnight parking ban, according to Molly Poppe, spokeswoman for the...
  • New Bitgood Road bridge open for traffic

    A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new $1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along Bitgood...
  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • Promote bicycle usage for 101 York Road residents [Letter]

    The proposed multi-unit housing on York Road, 101 York, is opposed by some Towson community members for many reasons. One concern is the limited amount of parking provided for the residents — which are likely to be students — as well as...
  • Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only

    Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only
    Q: There used to be deceleration lanes on Alligator Alley before the entrance to the boat ramps on the south side of highway. You could turn around in the median and enter the rest area with the boat ramps. How do you access the boat ramp now from...
  • Cops: Police kill gunman in Lake Station City Hall parking lot

    Cops: Police kill gunman in Lake Station City Hall parking lot
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Post-Tribune reports: Police were unsure Tuesday why a former Lake Station resident fired a shotgun in the air outside City Hall on Tuesday morning, but his pointing the gun at police moments later cost the elderly man...
  • Waves spill over wall on A1A

    Waves spill over wall on A1A
    A combination of the almost full moon, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a temporary barrier that was supposed to protect a storm-battered stretch of A1A under construction. Officials have been watching water levels since October,...
  • Biking, walking trail proposed on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton

    Biking, walking trail proposed on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton
    With hundreds of speeding cars and trucks, Palmetto Park Road isn't considered the best place for cyclists and walkers. But that could change as Boca Raton is asking the Florida Department of Transportation to make the major east-west road more...
  • 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...