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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • New Morning Drop-Off Protocol Starting At Enfield High School

    New Morning Drop-Off Protocol Starting At Enfield High School
    Enfield Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon a new morning drop-off procedure that will begin Jan. 28. "Due to the construction project, an increase in student drop-offs, and limited parking space, we feel this is an appropriate decision for our...
  • 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...
  • Government adds emergency braking features to its list of recommended safety devices

    The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers. But it's unclear when or if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require...
  • Letter: Cap the freeways, reap the benefits

    In December the L.A. Times had a column “Capping freeways for open space” about how “Planners around the Southland tout building parks atop interstates.” It’s time that La Cañada revisits this idea. With Caltrans bent on...
  • 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...
  • Inner Harbor site discussed for new arena

    Inner Harbor site discussed for new arena
    Two of Baltimore's most prominent developers want to build an arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, a new idea that has revived perennial debate about how to replace the aging arena on the city's west side. The proposal to locate a 15,000-seat venue on...
  • Jaguar Develops Bicycle Alert System

     
    Each year more than 700 bicyclists are killed in crashes with cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some automakers, like Volvo, already offer pedestrian and bicyclist detection systems, and Jaguar is following suit. The...
  • P.J. Whelihan's removed from South Whitehall planners' agenda

    P.J. Whelihan's removed from South Whitehall planners' agenda
    A long-deferred plan to raze the P.J. Whelihan's restaurant in South Whitehall Township and replace it with one more than twice the size will be delayed a little longer. The township Planning Commission was supposed to review a sketch plan for the...
  • In Hershey, congressional Republicans back away from federal gas tax hike

    In Hershey, congressional Republicans back away from federal gas tax hike
    HERSHEY — With a long-term funding fix for the federal highway system looming large on their to-do list, congressional Republicans gathered Thursday in a state where GOP legislators recently hiked taxes on gasoline — and still have benefited...
  • Orlando braces for I-4 ultimate makeover

    Orlando braces for I-4 ultimate makeover
    Like a winter cold front bearing down on metro Orlando, the "ultimate" makeover of Interstate 4 is about to hit. And, just like the weather, there's little motorists can do but wait for all the nastiness, or in this case, construction, to pass. The...
  • Highway reopens after Cincinnati overpass collapse kills worker, injures truck driver

    A highway where an overpass collapse during demolition work left one worker dead and a tractor-trailer driver injured was cleared of concrete and steel on Tuesday and reopened, but police were left wondering what the casualty toll might have been had...