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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Chicagoans have 1-day reprieve to buy city stickers after glitch

    Chicagoans have 1-day reprieve to buy city stickers after glitch
    Drivers in Chicago have a one-day reprieve to avoid late fees and potential tickets for lapsed city vehicle stickers, after a problem with City Clerk Susana Mendoza's computer system prompted her to extend the traditional grace period. From about 6 p.m....
  • Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge

    Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge
    Peter Horton, the television actor who played Gary on "Thirtysomething," stood at the defendant's table in a Santa Monica courtroom and told the judge why he'd skipped his trial for allegedly failing to stop for a school bus boarding children. "I was...
  • What Congress should do to fix the Highway Trust Fund

    The House and Senate have put forth plans to temporarily fill the Highway Trust Fund, which is used to pay for road, bridge and public transit construction but is expected to go broke this summer. Though the details differ in the two proposals, the result...
  • Tollway test zone may pave way for smartphones to pay tolls

    Tollway test zone may pave way for smartphones to pay tolls
    Illinois Tollway motorists won’t exactly be guinea pigs, but they will be used to help test new technologies, including smartphones to pay for tolls, officials said today. Tollway officials approved construction of a test zone along the southbound...
  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville

    Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville
    All traffic is shut down on MD 178 in Crownsville due to a single-vehicle crash at Paul Birch Drive at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on Interstate 97 South in Crownsville at MD 178 has closed the...
  • Police use of radar keeps motorists safe

    This is a response to Paul Carpenter's column, "Police radar proposal is about money, not traffic safety." I have been a cop for more than 37 years, 32 with a large suburban New Jersey police department. Radar is used by municipal police in every state...
  • Deerfield Road reconstruction pushed back to 2016

    Deerfield Road reconstruction pushed back to 2016
    More layers of bureaucracy are being added to the Deerfield Road reconstruction, tabbed at $13.5 million, but Deerfield village officials say the delayed project, now slated for 2016, will be well worth the wait, in terms of cost and final results....
  • DA: Whitehall man shot in back after reversing car into constables

    DA: Whitehall man shot in back after reversing car into constables
    A man was shot in the back by a state constable attempting to serve warrants for unpaid parking tickets Thursday in Whitehall Township after the man reversed his car into the constable's path, authorities said. Two constables fired at Kevin C. McCullers,...
  • Alligator Alley rest stop to open in August

    Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open? Bernie Conti, Davie A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: D.A. reviews girl's fall from prom bus

    The California Highway Patrol has completed its investigation of a June 7 incident in which a Corona del Mar High School student fell onto the 73 Freeway from a party bus headed to prom, a spokesman confirmed. The District Atty.'s office is reviewing the...