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  • Time for county buses to come clean

    Time for  county buses  to come clean
    If ever there was a time to get more South Floridians out of their cars and onto public transportation, that time is now. The Florida Department of Transportation plans plenty of road work this year, including an extension of the express lanes on...
  • Caltrans workers rappel 150 feet to clear loose rocks along PCH

    Caltrans workers rappel 150 feet to clear loose rocks along PCH
    Under perfect Southern California skies, Caltrans climbers rappelled 150 feet down the face of a rugged hillside Tuesday to clear loose rock that has left a nine-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway closed since December. “All right, gentlemen,...
  • Opposition to high-density developments starting to get results

    Opposition to high-density developments starting to get results
    There were a few false starts, but eventually the balloons launched by the Concerned Citizens of Maitland rose 75 feet above the highway as heads craned to see that high. "It is so really, really big," said group member Rocky Johnson of the proposed...
  • Tolls to resume on Sawgrass Expressway by mall ramp

    Tolls to resume on Sawgrass Expressway by mall ramp
    The days of zipping onto the Sawgrass Expressway for free after a trip to the Sawgrass Mills mall or the BB&T Center are coming to an end. As soon as late January, SunPass users taking the on-ramp from Pat Salerno Drive to the southbound Sawgrass could...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen look ahead to 2015

    Orland Park, Homer Glen look ahead to 2015
    Orland Park residents can expect to see the end of some big projects in 2015, including the $95 million La Grange Road widening project, but the village is also setting its sights on a new slate of infrastructure improvements. Here are some of the...
  • Edgerton Street In Manchester Reopened To Traffic

    Edgerton Street In Manchester Reopened To Traffic
    MANCHESTER — More than five years after it was closed, Edgerton Street was reopened to traffic on Monday, a key part of a project meant to ensure long-term drainage and open more direct access to Center Springs Park. Motorists may now turn onto...
  • Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix

    Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix
    Chicago has the nation's largest red light camera system and the shortest allowable yellow lights — a unique and dangerous combination that makes rear-end crashes more likely across the city, a Tribune investigation has found. The three-second...
  • News briefs from the Dec. 16 village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 16. Community center to host Hanukkah party Lincolnwood residents are invited to celebrate Hanukkah at the community center on...
  • 2014 in review: Crawford Avenue construction project

    Weekly detours and lengthy travel times were a regular occurrence along Lincolnwood’s stretch of Crawford Avenue during most of 2014, while the first phase of a multimillion dollar road makeover was completed by Cook County and the Illinois...
  • How the red light camera study was done

    How the red light camera study was done
    The Chicago Tribune commissioned the study of red light cameras with two researchers affiliated with Texas A&M University who conducted the work as independent consultants. Under their guidance, and with the advice of several other national experts,...
  • $5,400,392 for street resurfacing

    HAMPTON — Hampton has budgeted $5,400,392 this fiscal year as its portion of the costs to pave the city's thoroughfares. The paving crews that trudge along Hampton's roadways are paid using a mixture of dollars from city taxpayers and the state'...