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Transportation

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  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Put the pedal to the metal on these highways

    By Nate Owen America's love for speed is well known. But that love has been replaced by sensibility, as Americans are traveling slower then they did a year ago, says Cars.com, citing a report from a company that tracks GPS data. Of course, slower speeds...
  • Double or nothing!

    Double or nothing!
    Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...
  • WiFi Connects Cars

    WiFi Connects Cars
    Over the next decade-plus, the nation’s fleet of cars could be connected to each other by Wi-Fi network technology, according to a presentation by Ford’s Chief Technology Officer Paul Mascarenas. And, no, this doesn’t mean your car...
  • Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?

    Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?
    I’ve been spending a lot of time at my parents’ house in Massachusetts lately. Many people have been coming and going in that house including Sherry, the housekeeper and Erica, my mother’s nurse. Sherry and Erica recently bought the...
  • Crash involving Michigan parade vehicle leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

    An 80-year-old Michigan woman died and nine others were injured after a collision between a car and a parade vehicle roughly 60 miles outside Detroit, police said. Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora was driving on Turrill Road in Lapeer Township about 10 a.m....
  • 605 Freeway reopens after lanes closed in San Gabriel Valley, CHP says

    The 605 Freeway in the Baldwin Park and Irwindale areas was reopened after lanes were shut down in both directions Wednesday night, the California Highway Patrol said. The CHP cited "police activity," and initial reports from the scene were that a...
  • Do all roads to Century City's future lead to more traffic?

    Do all roads to Century City's future lead to more traffic?
    Before developers could build Century City's first skyscraper, they had to scrape away vestiges of 20th Century Fox's back lot. Steel-jawed machines ripped apart Peyton Place and the village where Jennifer Jones portrayed a French peasant in 1943's "The...
  • Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX

    Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX
    Los Angeles County transportation officials Thursday approved a new train station intended to provide a rail connection to Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...
  • Discussion on parking tickets gets heated

    Discussion on parking tickets gets heated
    Perhaps because we've all had experience paying tickets that we (of course) didn't deserve, the opinions expressed on parking rules tend to be spirited. That was certainly true of the reaction we received to Monday's editorial, "What should a parking...