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  • NHTSA: Not Enough Evidence to Force Nationwide Takata Airbag Recall

     
    A high-ranking official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was defending federal safety regulators' decision not to mandate a national recall of all cars affected by defective airbags manufactured by Japan???s Takata. According to The...
  • Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants

    Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants
    Visitors to Ocean Avenue on Saturday got a glimpse of how the street would look with a bike lane, angled parking stalls and grassy areas with benches where asphalt now sits. Organizers marked with tape the areas indicating bike lane and parking spots,...
  • Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 North in White Marsh past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:41 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on the I-695 outer loop in...
  • Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking

    Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking
    A Des Plaines mosque has received final approval from city officials for a permit that would allow the house of worship to expand its parking lot – much to the dismay of some of its neighbors. Following a lengthy debate among the aldermen,...
  • Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?

    Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?
    Roland says he commutes on the 110 Freeway every day and is chagrined to see how many drivers cheat by using the ExpressLane without a FasTrak transponder or switching their device to falsely show additional people in the car. He asks: Do these...
  • NHTSA Urges Automakers to Issue National Recall for Takata Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it's urging the 10 automakers involved in auto supplier Takata???s passenger-side airbag campaign to recall all such cars made across the U.S. That???s what The Detroit News reports, citing...
  • Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension

    Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension
    Advocates for the extension of Route 53 through Lake County say they have devised a unique plan to help bridge a multibillion-dollar funding gap in the long-debated project. The plan calls for creating a "sustainable transportation fund" worth as much...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at Bore 3 of the Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the southbound right tunnel lane and southbound right shoulder at 9:02 a.m on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday

    Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday
    The planned closure of Front Street in Allentown is back on again. This time, it's set to begin Wednesday. The street will be closed in both directions from just north of Furnace Street to just south of Kurtz Street as part of the $46 million American...
  • Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes

    Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes
    Freeway carpool lanes are being extended and tied together across Southern California, but one county is taking a decidedly different — and some studies suggest safer — approach to how they work. Orange County is reconfiguring its 267-mile...
  • Resort hotel proposed for expanded Las Olas Marina

    Resort hotel proposed for expanded Las Olas Marina
    A private developer wants to turn the city-owned Las Olas Marina and adjacent public parking lot into a $200 million premier hotel and marina resort. Redeveloping the marina to provide more space for mega yachts has been viewed as critical to...