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Transportation

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Top Transportation Articles

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  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • Extreme Driving

    What to Do After a Single-Car Crash By Shamit Choksey, Cars.com Do's ...  * Stay in your car until you can assess how badly you've been injured. If everything seems fine, just sit for a minute and collect your thoughts.     * If you suspect you have a...
  • 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...
  • Up-Close Mobile App Inspection: iOnRoad

    Up-Close Mobile App Inspection: iOnRoad
    Yes, you can have a collision warning system for your car in the palm of your hand instead of an expensive option package. The iOnRoad application uses your smartphone's camera and some fancy algorithms to detect cars in front of you and beep if you get...
  • 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...
  • No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.

    No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.
    The group we represent, the Los Angeles Parking Freedom Initiative, appreciates The Times' editorial board for addressing the unfolding parking reform process taking place in Los Angeles, where even minor parking violations will set you back an outrageous...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens

    The devastating landslide in Washington that killed 43 people, from a 4-month-old girl to an 91-year-old woman, also left what officials described as “critical” highway between two small cities unusable. Sixty-nine days after the landslide...