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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Angry boyfriend grabbed, swerved steering wheel as girlfriend drove in Emmaus, police say

    An Emmaus man grabbed the steering wheel of the car his girlfriend was driving and swerved into oncoming traffic Tuesday, later threatening to kill her and her family, according to court records. Kenneth E. Moser III, 31, of the 100 block of West...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • An open road

    If there's a conclusion to be drawn from Virginia's experience on the U.S. 460 project it's that we should rethink how we use public-private partnerships for building roads. If neither auditors nor taxpayers can account for every penny spent, then...
  • Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole

    Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole
    Flooding brought traffic into O'Hare International Airport to a near standstill this morning, forcing dozens of people to walk to the airport or a nearby Blue Line station to make their flights. A trail of passengers could be seen pulling their...
  • Utility lines decision could affect parking for Trader Joe's

    Everyone in town is watching Trader Joe's new building going up on Federal Highway just north of Camino Real, which is set to open Sept. 26. But a request for changes that didn't sit well with the city's Planning & Zoning Board could affect parking...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects

    Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects
    Police have released surveillance photos of three men suspected of breaking into a car in early June and stealing a backpack carrying money that belonged to a Montrose Farmers Market vendor. The vehicle burglary happened sometime between 3:15 and 3:25 p....
  • Closed portion of 171st Street reopens

    Closed portion of 171st Street reopens
    The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened the portion of 171st Street between LaGrange Road and 94th Avenue that was closed in early June due to ongoing construction on LaGrange. The road closed June 6 and reopened June 27, Tinley Park...
  • Carbon County road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Carbon Municipality: Mahoning Twn. ROAD NAME: Dinky Road BETWEEN: Blue Mt Road AND Mahoning Mt Road Type of Work: Drainage Work being Done By: PENNDOT...
  • With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it would start limiting payments to states for road and transit projects next month in an attempt to conserve the federal Highway Trust Fund's rapidly diminishing cash balance. Usually,...
  • Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters

     Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters
    The parking meter doesn't get a lot of purchase in pop culture. There's the meter-decapitation scene in "Cool Hand Luke," Calvin Trillin's novel of parking stubbornness, "Tepper Isn't Going Out," and Donald Shoup's favorite, a Canadian movie called "The...