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Transportation

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  • Changes aim to smooth traffic flow on Route 412

     
    After meeting with Hellertown officials, residents and business owners Fridays, state Transportation Department officials said they’ve agreed to make changes in an attempt to address chronic rush-hour traffic jams in the Route 412 construction...
  • Northbound 405 Freeway lanes could be reopened ahead of schedule

     
    Northbound 405 Freeway lanes could be reopened ahead of schedule...
  • The Unappetizing Truth About Fast Food

     
    McDonald’s got lucky this month. First, Charles Ramsey did interview after interview, telling the world over and over again that he was eating his McDonald’s when he heard Amanda Berry’s screams. Then a pair of recent studies shifted the...
  • Lane closures coming next weekend, April 12-13, at Route 22 and MacArthur Road -- At night, thankfully

     
    Though the lanes on both Route 22 and MacArthur Road have been narrowed during the first half of this two-year project, PennDOT warned from the start that several temporary instances of lane closures would be needed from time to time. This is one of those...
  • Are You Ready for the End of Daylight Saving Time?

     
    The darkness of winter is again setting in, which means it's time to set the clocks back. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Nov. 3 in most parts of the country. That means commuters everywhere will be spending much......
  • Sons of Anarchy recap: Poenitentia

     
    Throughout six seasons, there have been plenty of shocking, disturbing deaths on Sons of Anarchy. The ones that spring to my mind are the innocents: Opie's wife Donna, the Irish couple that adopted Abel, Tig's daughter, the nurse who turns out to be Lee...
  • 2014 Buick LaCrosse Earns NHTSA's Five-Star Safety Award

     
    The 2014 Buick LaCrosse has become the latest member of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star safety club. Both the front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the premium sedan earned scores of five stars in NHTSA's frontal- and side-...
  • New Black Boxes Could Usher in Road-Usage Tax

     
    Cast into the limelight during Toyota's unintended-acceleration crisis, automotive black boxes ??? also called event data recorders ??? can help investigators piece together what happened before and during a car crash. Just about every new car has one....
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Minnesota, Midwest Gas Prices Spike Before Memorial Day

     
    Generally, gas prices spike leading into Memorial Day weekend, which signifies the start of summer road-trip season. This year, refinery issues in the Midwest are putting a bigger hurt on Minnesota and surrounding states than the rest of the country.........
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 290 model-year 2014 versions of the S550 sedan; the affected vehicles were manufactured from April 11 through Oct. 14, 2013. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the front...