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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Bus service may ease I-5 worries

    As road construction continues on the Golden State (5) Freeway, expanded bus service closing the “transit gap” between the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena could ease traffic impacts in the region, local officials say. The proposed...
  • Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking

    Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking
    A Des Plaines mosque has received final approval from city officials for a permit that would allow the house of worship to expand its parking lot – much to the dismay of some of its neighbors. Following a lengthy debate among the aldermen,...
  • Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?

    Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?
    Roland says he commutes on the 110 Freeway every day and is chagrined to see how many drivers cheat by using the ExpressLane without a FasTrak transponder or switching their device to falsely show additional people in the car. He asks: Do these...
  • NHTSA Urges Automakers to Issue National Recall for Takata Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it's urging the 10 automakers involved in auto supplier Takata???s passenger-side airbag campaign to recall all such cars made across the U.S. That???s what The Detroit News reports, citing...
  • Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension

    Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension
    Advocates for the extension of Route 53 through Lake County say they have devised a unique plan to help bridge a multibillion-dollar funding gap in the long-debated project. The plan calls for creating a "sustainable transportation fund" worth as much...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at Bore 3 of the Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the southbound right tunnel lane and southbound right shoulder at 9:02 a.m on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday

    Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday
    The planned closure of Front Street in Allentown is back on again. This time, it's set to begin Wednesday. The street will be closed in both directions from just north of Furnace Street to just south of Kurtz Street as part of the $46 million American...
  • Demolition, Renovations On Deck As Springfield Makes Way For MGM

    Demolition, Renovations On Deck As Springfield Makes Way For MGM
    SPRINGFIELD — The last obstacle removed, MGM Springfield moved forward Wednesday morning with plans to transform three city blocks into an $800 million gambling resort. Contractors drilled for soil samples at the site of a closed school on...
  • Expanded parking plan at mosque draws community ire

    Expanded parking plan at mosque draws community ire
    City officials are poised to approve a permit that would allow a Des Plaines mosque to expand its parking lot despite some neighbors' opposition to the plan. Several aldermen were ready to advance the request for a conditional use permit by the...
  • In more cities and states, car commuting is on the skids

    In more cities and states, car commuting is on the skids
    Jillian Golan got tired of paying repair bills for her 2001 Volkswagen Cabriolet convertible last year and started walking the 20 minutes to her job at a dialysis clinic in Philadelphia. A year and a half later, she hasn't looked back, joining the growing...
  • Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls

    Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls
    Q: Can you check the traffic signal timing on Davie Boulevard? In the morning, eastbound Davie backs up from Interstate 95 all the way to Southwest Ninth Avenue. In the evening, westbound Davie backs up from U.S. 1 to Southwest 15th Avenue. Lori Dudman,...