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  • Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'

    Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'
    The nation's transportation system is broken, agreed a panel of transportation wonks gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday, but they could not agree on how to fix it. "Transportation is broken. There's no way to fund it. America is one big pothole,...
  • New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices

    New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices
    Construction of a new mid-rise office building on an angular Calvert Street plot close to Penn Station could start soon. Designs presented to the city Thursday call for a brick façade with blank windows, broken up by two tower-like structures. The...
  • Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays

     Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays
    As the Illinois Department of Transportation began spot repairs on two stretches of Waukegan Road, officials and business owners hope temporary lane closures will not greatly impact traffic in Deerfield and Bannockburn. IDOT plans are for temporary...
  • Lauderdale considers aquatic center changes

    Lauderdale considers aquatic center changes
    Designers have been working for three years on plans to replace the city's aging aquatic center, but those plans may not make sense for the very competitors the city hopes to attract. Commissioners have been unwilling to heed critics who have asked the...
  • Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested

    Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested
    It may qualify as the shortest police pursuit ever, beginning with a traffic stop and ending about a quarter-mile later with a rollover crash in the parking lot of the Hallandale Beach Police Department. Officers had pulled over a Toyota about 2 a.m....
  • 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...