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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...

    Quinn, Rauner trade barbs on IDOT, taxes

    Quinn, Rauner trade barbs on IDOT, taxes
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to task Thursday for failing to dump all of the politically connected people hired as “staff assistants” at the Illinois Department of Transportation, saying the state...

    'Go Metro' -- except to downtown's Labor Day weekend music festival?

    'Go Metro' -- except to downtown's Labor Day weekend music festival?
    It's going to be one of the biggest concerts of the summer, drawing performers such as Kanye West and John Mayer and as many as 50,000 fans to Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. For weeks, organizers have been urging ticketholders to "Go Metro" and...

    Propane-fueled buses expected to be a big long-term help

    The Broward school district is introducing new, more environmentally friendly buses this school year. The district spent $10.2 million to purchase 98 propane-fueled vehicles, but it expects to realize significant savings in the long run. "We're really...