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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Something obscene about civil asset forfeitures

    Something obscene about civil asset forfeitures
    You get pulled over by police. Maybe they claim you were seven miles over the speed limit, maybe they say you made an improper lane change. Doesn't matter, because the traffic stop is only a pretext. Using that pretext, they ask permission to search...
  • Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked

    Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked
    All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on U.S. 50 West in...
  • FAU puts academic advisers in parking garages

    FAU puts academic advisers in parking garages
    Florida Atlantic University's effort to better counsel those who live off campus has resulted in students literally parking themselves outside the advising office. Two parking garages on the Boca Raton campus are now doubling as advising offices for...
  • Father slain in front of young son, caught up in feud between neighbors

    Father slain in front of young son, caught up in feud between neighbors
    Troy Preston had long planned to leave Baltimore. He was "a country boy" at heart, his wife said, and disliked the hustle of the city and always felt it was too dangerous. "He hated the city. He hated the crime. He hated it," Keira Bryant-Preston said....
  • How did accused parking-space killer get guns?

    How did accused parking-space killer get guns?
    One of the sickest, saddest crimes we've seen around here occurred on the afternoon of Jan. 9, when a man in Northeast Baltimore allegedly used an AR-15-type assault rifle and a 9mm handgun to kill two men — a 47-year-old neighbor and a 40-year-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Businesses, drivers ready for S.R. 434 road project to be finished

    Businesses, drivers ready for S.R. 434 road project to be finished
    Jose Cajigas can be forgiven for venting his frustration with the highway-widening project along State Road 434 in front of his beauty salon. After all, construction workers temporarily shut off the water to his business several months ago while a few...
  • 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...
  • 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...