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  • O.C. Assembly members' bill would block freeway toll lanes

    O.C. Assembly members' bill would block freeway toll lanes
    As rush-hour traffic on the 405 Freeway hummed in the background, two California Assembly members introduced a bill Tuesday morning aimed at prohibiting the state transportation agency from adding toll lanes to any freeway in Orange County without voter...
  • MBTA considering options to compensate riders for snow woes

    The Boston-area public transit agency outlined several options Tuesday for compensating passengers who endured weeks of delays, cancellations and system-wide shutdowns as more than 8 feet of snow battered the region. The possibilities ranged from...
  • Winter weather affects flights, classes; bigger storm coming

    Yet another round of winter weather in Pennsylvania has prompted flight cancellations and delays, speed reductions on highways and the Pennsylvania turnpike and early dismissal of some school classes — but officials are already focusing on a...
  • MD 147 in Carney closed; Harbor Connector closed for ice

    MD 147 in Carney closed; Harbor Connector closed for ice
    All lanes are closed on MD 147 in Carney at Placid Avenue due to a two-vehicle collision with injury at 8:39 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transportation Authority said at 8:17 a.m. that right tube...
  • Land swap could provide beach parking closer to Sunrise Boulevard

    Land swap could provide beach parking closer to Sunrise Boulevard
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A city land swap could help divert beach traffic from Las Olas Boulevard to Sunrise Boulevard by creating more public parking further north on the beach. The owner of a vacant State Road A1A parcel on the north side of Vistamar...
  • Overnight bridge work to close I-75 at Miramar

    Overnight bridge work to close I-75 at Miramar
    If you drive Interstate 75 overnight, you'll run into a major roadblock this week at Miramar Parkway. All southbound lanes will be closed overnight Monday and Tuesday and all northbound lanes will be closed Wednesday and Thursday nights as crews set...
  • Homer Glen OKs extension for planned upscale shopping venue

    Homer Glen OKs extension for planned upscale shopping venue
    An upscale dining and shopping venue is expected to be built in Homer Glen as the Illinois Department of Transportation finishes its 159th Street widening project in a couple of years, officials said. The Homer Glen Village Board on Wednesday extended...
  • With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus

    With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus
    Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal. "The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
  • Why the speed limit should stay at 65

    Why the speed limit should stay at 65
    There are many inaccuracies in letter writer D. Keith Henderson's argument against raising the speed limit to 70 mph in Maryland ("Pick up the pace of Md.'s absurdly low speed limits," Feb. 27). One measures miles per gallon by overall miles driven...
  • For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season

    For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season
    Nothing seemed out of the ordinary to the half-dozen bicycle riders who filtered into Maddie's in East Hartford on a Friday in February for their monthly breakfast gathering. It's a convenient and friendly spot, as most of them work as engineers across...
  • Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park

    Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park
    A teen driver faces charges after driving more than 35 mph over speed limit in a car and striking and killing a 71-year-old man in Orland Park on Christmas Day, police said. Investigators determined that a 16-year-old was driving a 2005 Honda Accord...