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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
  • Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam

    Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam
    Commuters entering Baltimore from the south on Monday morning found themselves in a massive traffic jam amid widespread confusion about how to navigate a new construction pattern, in part due to a failure by the Maryland Transportation Authority to update...
  • Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk

    Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk
    Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the...
  • To-do list for new Laguna council

    With the opportunity for a new majority on the Laguna Beach City Council, it's time to rethink the issues. No more business as usual, no more ignored studies, no more pivoting in circles. We need to shake things up and act. This town deserves it. We've...
  • Mailbag: Focus should be on walkability

    In the midst of the drumbeat to create bike lanes on every street in Laguna Beach came an interesting, but probably little-noticed, story in Parade magazine delivered with the Aug. 17 Los Angeles Times. That issue featured the 16 best Main Streets in the...
  • Interstate 80 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Carbon Municipality: East Side Borough ROAD NAME: Interstate 80 BETWEEN: Luzerne County Line AND Exit 277 (PA TPK) Type of Work: Inspection Work being...
  • Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed

    Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed
    A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries. Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Interstate 78 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Multiple ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 BETWEEN: Exit 60 (PA 309) AND Exit 67 (PA 309) Type of Work: Guide Rail Repair Work being...
  • Odd stop-sign design adds confusion

    Q: On the subject of stop signs, there is an unusual situation in the Trexlertown Shopping Center. There are two-way stop signs at the Trexlertown Post Office, but the signs are perpendicular to each other. The end result is that the two non-stops at...
  • Upgrades planned at 200-plus railroad crossings; here's what you need to know

    Upgrades planned at 200-plus railroad crossings; here's what you need to know
    Safety improvements are coming to more than 200 railroad crossings in many of the coastal downtowns from Miami to West Palm Beach — so don't be surprised if you this fall start seeing construction work altering your commute. New lights, gates,...