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Highway and Road Transportation

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Top Highway and Road Transportation Articles

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  • Ford Expands Airbag Recall

     
    In November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged automakers to expand a recall of Takata-manufactured airbags, and Ford has announced it's doing just that. Following Honda and Mazda, Ford has decided to expand its Takata airbag recall...
  • Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions

    Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions
    The entrance to the town that time passed by is marked by brake lights. The speed limit is 20 mph, about half what it is on the surrounding streets of Phoenix and Tempe. So on weekday evenings the traffic backup can stretch for hundreds of yards —...
  • Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup

    Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup
    All northbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Jessup is closed at Assateague Drive due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in...
  • Fighting Back Against DOT's War on Highway Exit Numbers

    Just when you think you the state Department of Transportation couldn't inconvenience you anymore, they announce a plan to change the numbers of all the highway exits. Why? To be in lock step with the dumb-ass federal system used in other states,...
  • Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City
    All lanes are open on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City on Tuesday morning with the clearing of debris past the Moravia Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-795 South in Owings Mills prior to...
  • Rocky Hill Officials Discuss Plans For Road Improvements

    ROCKY HILL – A new bridge over Goff Brook on Old Main Street and total re-pavement of heavily traveled Brook Street highlighted the first year of the town's five-year plan to upgrade local roads and streets. About $3 million of the proceeds from a...
  • L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots

    L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots
    In congested commercial and residential areas, circling block after block to find an empty parking space can be tedious and irritating. But in downtown Los Angeles, one of the more innovative programs in the nation is making the hunt less irritating....
  • Jane Addams Tollway widening from Elgin to Rockford to be done Tuesday

    The rebuilding and widening of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between Elgin and Rockford is scheduled for completion Tuesday, after two years of construction, the tollway announced. The 37-mile stretch of the Addams (Interstate 90) between the Elgin...
  • Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing

    Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing
    Q: What kind of work is being done at the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike? Rochelle Weissman via Twitter @RoDKW A: Overhead gantries are being installed in preparation for the conversion to electronic tolling in the fall of 2015. Once...
  • Special Report: How China spies on Hong Kong's democrats

    James To was growing uneasy. When the veteran Hong Kong Democratic Party lawmaker looked in his rear-view mirror, two silver Mercedes Benz saloons kept appearing behind his grey Volvo sedan. For almost a week, one or the other was behind him on his daily...
  • Factbox: Taxpayers help subsidize oil-by-rail boom

    A Reuters analysis identified 10 federal and state grants either approved or pending approval, totaling $84.2 million, that helped boost the number of rail cars carrying crude oil across the nation. Here is a description of each one. Granting Agency:...