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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban

    More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban
    More than 200 drivers got a rude awakening on Monday when they discovered their cars were towed. The city counted 239 cars towed on the first day of the annual—and seasonal—overnight parking ban, according to Molly Poppe, spokeswoman for the...
  • Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening

    Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening
    Crawling along Southern California's freeways at rush hour, you might have wanted to scream: "This traffic is the worst!" If it was a Thursday evening, you probably were right. At least, that's the consensus of three companies that analyze traffic...
  • New Bitgood Road bridge open for traffic

    A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new $1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along Bitgood...
  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"? Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • Promote bicycle usage for 101 York Road residents [Letter]

    The proposed multi-unit housing on York Road, 101 York, is opposed by some Towson community members for many reasons. One concern is the limited amount of parking provided for the residents — which are likely to be students — as well as...
  • Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say

    Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say
    When Jamie Edwards was looking for a place to take his grooming business, he thought he had found the perfect spot at Stakely's Barbershop on busy Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The shop was in the middle of a thriving commercial corridor,...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North
    The state Department of Transportation has reported a disabled vehicle on the northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the Baltimore Highlands at Daisy Avenue at 8:29 a.m. on Friday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit...
  • I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt

    I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt
    The work to build a highway within an existing highway is only beginning, but already Interstate 75 looks like a major construction zone. Four express lanes -- two in each direction – are under construction in the highway's median from I-595 to...