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  • Parking woes at Lakeside discussed by City Commission

    Parking woes at Lakeside discussed by City Commission
    The City Commission has approved a plan to allow a business coming to the  Lakeside development to add parking spaces across the street at the Mount Vernon Inn parking lot. The commissioners used the discussion to point out that Lakeside, which...
  • Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal

    Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal
    Drivers in the vicinity of the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike may have traded one problem for another. The good news: A new southbound SunPass-only off-ramp for drivers heading west to Pembroke Pines has diverted more than 5,000 vehicles...
  • Council opts to change parking limits near Phoenicia

    Council opts to change parking limits near Phoenicia
    A two-hour parking restriction on a small stretch of Lexington Avenue in downtown Glendale was extended by four hours following ongoing complaints from residents that customers at a nearby restaurant are taking their street parking. The City Council...
  • Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015

    Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015
    For Illinois Tollway employees, the free rides may finally come to an end next year. A new contract between the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and its biggest union calls for members to give up their agency-issued I-Pass transponders next year....
  • NHTSA Tool Makes It Easier for Parents to Find Right Car Seat

     
    Buying the correct child-safety seat for a child can be an overwhelming task for parents, especially if it's for their first child. For Child Passenger Safety Week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just launched its Car Seat Finder.....
  • More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown

    More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown
    The latest in a series of traffic-jamming construction projects on Light Street in the heart of downtown Baltimore will begin Sunday, as crews for Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. close two of the road's five southbound lanes. The work near the McKeldin...
  • Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next

    Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next
    The movable bridge lifts on the Chicago River’s Main and South branches scheduled to start Saturday have been cancelled, with the next scheduled lift Wednesday, Sept. 24. According to Pete Scales, a spokesman for the city Department of...
  • South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners

    South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners
    A plan to turn the farmland owned by Marvin and Darlene Bortz into hundreds of apartments and some retail outlets has advanced to South Whitehall Township commissioners for their approval. The township's Planning Commission last week signed off on plans...
  • Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June

    Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June
    BRISTOL - The city is advising motorists that starting Oct. 6, the Frederick Street bridge will be closed until late spring. The city has hired Dayton Construction to replace the bridge. The company is scheduled to remove it, making channel improvements...
  • Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora

    Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Out with the old, in with the new. So it goes with the power poles that are critical to keeping the lights and AC running in the city. Duke Energy is in the midst of replacing old wooden transmission poles with new steel ones, which...
  • New York Times: NHTSA Has 'Record of Missteps'

     
    A New York Times investigation into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleges that the nation's top auto safety regulator spent the past decade stumbling over recalls and withholding its legal powers to regulate an auto industry with...