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Transportation

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  • Transportation Secretary Wants to Raise Recall Penalties

     
    The Obama administration's latest transportation bill aims to sharpen federal penalties for automakers that drag their feet on recalls, increasing fines to nearly nine times the current amount. That could change the way automakers issue recalls, as well...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69 model-year 2014 versions of the GL350 Bluetec 4Matic, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and GL63 AMG SUVs; only vehicles manufactured Nov. 4 through Nov. 15, 2013, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Living large: Henry Flagler's mansion, Whitehall

    Living large: Henry Flagler's mansion, Whitehall
    Palm Beach is filled with high-priced, chi-chi, Mediterranean-style mansions that go for a million dollars a pop. But the first of these mansions, the granddaddy of them all, was Whitehall -- a 55-room, 60,000 square foot vacation house that belonged...
  • The ups and downs of traffic flow at MacArthur Road interchange

     
    It's been a rough road for traffic flow on MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange in Whitehall Township for many years, which is one of the reasons that PennDOT has been reconfiguring and reconstructing the interchange for the past two years....
  • NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Fell 4.2 Percent in First Half of 2013

     
    A new analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 15,470 people died in the U.S. from traffic incidents in the first half of 2013 ??? down 4.2 percent from the first half of 2012. A fraction of that......
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: First Drive

     
    Certain cars around the world are iconic; they define the category in which they operate by their sheer legacy. Ford Mustang. Mazda MX-5 Miata. BMW 3 Series. The flagship luxury sedan standard-bearer is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. New versions do not......
  • Sports Car Commuting: 2013 Subaru BRZ

     
    There's one aspect we all agree on regarding our long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ: It's an absolute riot to drive, which is perhaps the strongest reason why the $26,000 sports coupe took top honors as Cars.com's Best of 2013 winner. Follow......
  • Parking meters arrive in Los Angeles

     
    Mrs. Barbara Steele and daughter get a warning tag from Officer Harvey Bauler for overtime parking in newly established parking meter area on Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood....
  • Cities support studying the return of passenger trains

     
    Kirk Raup has fought for years to bring something back that the Lehigh Valley hasn't seen since 1962: passenger trains. He proposed in the 1980s to use mostly federal money toconnect Bethlehem’s rail lines to Lansdale, near the Philadelphia region&#...
  • 2013 Honda Civic: Road Trip Report

     
    When I think "long trip," the words "compact sedan" aren't what come to mind. Many hours behind the wheel of an entry-level car crammed with three adults, one child and loads of luggage doesn't sound pleasant, but in our long-term......
  • Restricted traffic coming to Brookside Road bridges in Lower Macungie

     
    Brookside Road motorists in Lower Macungie Township face traffic restrictions beginning next week. PennDOT reports that the Brookside bridges over Little Lehigh Creek south of Lower Macungie Road, and over Swabia Creek south of Sauerkraut Lane, will be...