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  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • New Bitgood Road bridge open for traffic

    A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new $1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along Bitgood...
  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"? Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
  • More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban

    More than 200 cars towed on the first day of the overnight parking ban
    More than 200 drivers got a rude awakening on Monday when they discovered their cars were towed. The city counted 239 cars towed on the first day of the annual—and seasonal—overnight parking ban, according to Molly Poppe, spokeswoman for the...
  • Downtown Disney parking garage opens to public

    Downtown Disney parking garage opens to public
    The Downtown Disney parking garage opened to the general public this morning. The garage is opening in phases. It has five levels with 4,000 spaces. Right now about 1,700 spaces are available. That number will go up to 3,000 by early December. The...
  • Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening

    Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening
    Crawling along Southern California's freeways at rush hour, you might have wanted to scream: "This traffic is the worst!" If it was a Thursday evening, you probably were right. At least, that's the consensus of three companies that analyze traffic...
  • Tamarac relaxes policy on traffic speed bumps

    Tamarac is making it easier for residential neighborhoods to have speed bumps installed. The changes to the city's traffic-calming policy is in the backdrop of a few communities seeking traffic-calming measures but not being able to get them because...
  • 'Blimp in a Box' latest tool in Eric Frein manhunt

    'Blimp in a Box' latest tool in Eric Frein manhunt
    Having eyes in the sky is essential to the Eric Frein manhunt. But helicopters and planes are expensive and, more significantly, loud. The sound of rotors and propellers over the Poconos forest where the fugitive is believed to be hiding might as well...
  • City sees rise in parking revenue

    Laguna Beach collected $500,000 more in parking revenue this summer than last after employing strategies designed to reduce traffic and congestion downtown, city staff reported at the City Council meeting Tuesday. In addition, trolley ridership...