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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding

    Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding
    We’ve all done it. You get a brand new sports car with insane performance specs and the most sensitive accelerator and such form-hugging handling that you are impelled to push it. The car wants you to. Not speeding in a new sports car is much...
  • Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year

    Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year
    Jeff Gordon should know a little bit about going fast. On Friday, Gordon, who is winding up "an amazing week" that began with a win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, threw his support for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year behind 22-...
  • Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes

    Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes
    Chicago has more than 200 miles of bike lanes, and along with Mayor Emanuel's goal of making Chicago the most "bike-friendly" city are plans to construct or convert 100 miles of special bike lanes so they will be protected by barriers or buffers. The...
  • It's been 5 years since Cash For Clunkers, was it a success? [w/poll]

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Government/Legal, Earnings/Financials CARS set out to kill two birds with one stone: jumpstart slow automobile sales and get a large number of older cars off the road. A lot has happened since 2009. President Obama was re-elected....
  • Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack

    Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack
    Jeff Gordon has a birthday coming up Monday. He will be 43 years old, but some of his peers in the NASCAR garage area talk about him with a respect that is generally reserved for someone of a different generation. The platitudes some of them tossed...
  • I-95 being restriped to allow for express lanes

    Q: What is going on with Interstate 95 between Fort Lauderdale and Aventura? The road is hazardous and the lane stripes are very confusing. When are they going to repave it? Kathleen Cohn, Fort Lauderdale A: You'll likely be putting up with the obstacle...
  • What owners, associations should know about towing of vehicles

    Question: When owners' and guests' vehicles are towed, our association board and management company personnel justify their actions by telling owners: "It's the law." But they won't give us the law they refer to. Are there any penalties against management...
  • Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting

    Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting
    Certain streets in Laguna Beach's Diamond Crestview neighborhood are likely to lose some parking spaces during high fire-danger days to allow fire equipment maneuvering room. The City Council voted 4 to 0 on Tuesday to allow fire authorities to close 35...
  • Construction boom is creating obstacle courses for L.A. pedestrians

    Construction boom is creating obstacle courses for L.A. pedestrians
    Construction cranes are slicing through the air in downtown Los Angeles as the biggest building boom in decades transforms the skyline. But the economic surge has also produced a dangerous consequence. So many sidewalks have been closed to accommodate...
  • Plotting an urban design path for Allentown

    Plotting an urban design path for Allentown
    With half a billion dollars in new construction already underway, and glittering new glass and steel structures stretching skyward, it might seem a bit late for Allentown to be developing an urban design and development plan. That puck is already in...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...