| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A wildfire that shut down a major gateway to Yosemite National Park on Monday night has more than doubled in size, forcing evacuations and effectively cutting off westbound traffic out of the forest, officials said.
About 2,500 homes west of the Rim...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:42 PM
When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information.
And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Road trip coming up? Pack the GPS. You can start by test-driving a free phone application, such as Google Maps, Scout or Waze. Each is easy to use and delivers free updates, voice-guided navigation and current traffic conditions. The downsides: Even...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Two Baltimore City roadways were blocked by disabled vehicles during Wednesday morning's accident-filled commute, according to the state Department of Transportation.
All northbound lanes of Interstate 83 northbound in the city were closed due to an...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Road closures in Baltimore connected to the Grand Prix will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend, with more streets shutting down Thursday.
To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at various...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Two brush fires in the Cajon Pass on Saturday evening added to a slog of a drive on Interstate 15, just hours after a fiery crash near Baker killed the driver of a pickup truck, causing a 20-mile traffic jam.
The fires were reported about 5:30 p.m....
| May 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As you gradually slip into gridlock-induced madness this week during your daily commute, try to think of it this way: At least people have jobs to go to. According to INRIX, an international provider of traffic information and driver services,......
| May 2, 2013
| 12:35 AM
Oct. 1911: Main street north of the Pacific Electric Building is congested with streetcars, pedestrians and vehicles....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The California Highway Patrol shut down two lanes of the westbound 10 Freeway in Central L.A. on Tuesday afternoon following a five-car wreck involving an overturned SUV.
At least two people were taken to a local hospital, Los Angeles Fire Department...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Q: I have often wondered who decided on the lane arrows when you turn from Hamilton Boulevard onto Mill Creek Road south— toward Walmart. At the intersection created by the Walmart entrance/exit, it seems to me the right lane should be for right...