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  • State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car

    State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car
    Maryland's top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George's County woman's car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside. The...
  • Highland Park commission rejects HPHS parking plan

    Highland Park commission rejects HPHS parking plan
    High School District 113 ran into resistance Feb. 11 when school officials unveiled new plans to restore the on-campus parking capacity at Highland Park High School to 600-plus spaces. The City of Highland Park's transportation commission rejected the...
  • Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate

     Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former county Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious debate that contrasted the candidates' views on transportation and downtown development. Appearing at the...
  • Gloucester, Mathews weekly crime log

    Gloucester In the 6800 block of Woodland Drive On Feb. 8 a report of a domestic assault was received between a husband and wife at their shared home. Robert Edward Javorich, 52, of Gloucester, was charged with assault and battery of a family member....
  • Fort Lauderdale isle bridges built too high

    Fort Lauderdale isle bridges built too high
    Two finger-isle replacement bridges are being built too high because of a design error that may require the state to raise a portion of Las Olas Boulevard to correct. The work is part of an $8 million contract to replace five bridges: four connecting...
  • Speed limit lowered on Angeles Crest Highway near Foothill Boulevard

    Speed limit lowered on Angeles Crest Highway near Foothill Boulevard
    La CaƱada motorists will soon be forced to obey a 40-mph speed limit on the .2-mile section of the Angeles Crest Highway between Foothill Boulevard and the Foothill (210) Freeway onramp, city officials decided Tuesday. Previously, the segment was...
  • Airport cracking down on shoulder parking

    Airport cracking down on shoulder parking
    There is a cellphone lot at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, but almost three years of airport runway and road construction have made it very tough to find. That's led many drivers to either wait by the terminals or to park on the...
  • Sharing the road

    Sharing the road
    Not too long ago we actually encouraged our children to play in the street. Motorized vehicles either had to stop or very carefully go around them. In fact, if a child was hit, it was always the motor vehicle's operator's fault. One hundred years ago, the...
  • Girl hit on bike in Ocoee in critical condition as crash probe continues

    Girl hit on bike in Ocoee in critical condition as crash probe continues
    A 10-year-old boy is out of the hospital while his classmate is in critical condition at an Orlando hospital after they were hit by an SUV while biking home from Citrus Elementary School in Ocoee on Tuesday, officials said. The man accused of driving...
  • L.A. to require all taxis to use 'Uber-like' mobile apps by summer

    L.A. to require all taxis to use 'Uber-like' mobile apps by summer
    All taxicab drivers in Los Angeles will be required to use mobile apps similar to Uber and Lyft by this summer, according to a measure passed by the Los Angeles Taxicab Commission this week. The order, passed on a 5-0 vote, requires every driver and cab...
  • 2014 in review: Crawford Avenue construction project

    Weekly detours and lengthy travel times were a regular occurrence along Lincolnwood’s stretch of Crawford Avenue during most of 2014, while the first phase of a multimillion dollar road makeover was completed by Cook County and the Illinois...