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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Palm Beach County highway, transit projects at risk if federal money runs out

    Improvements to an Interstate 95 interchange, a Boca Raton trail and upgrades to a couple of Palm Tran bus routes are at risk as federal tax money that helps pay for transportation projects is in danger of running out. Congress is moving swiftly to shore...
  • Highway Bill Dashes Hopes for Long-term Unemployed

    WASHINGTON--The overwhelming approval this week of a House bill that would temporarily replenish a federal road-building fund has faded hopes Congress will come to the aid of the long-term unemployed in Connecticut, and elsewhere across the nation. That'...
  • VDOT to change traffic patterns on Route 17 by end of July

    VDOT to change traffic patterns on Route 17 by end of July
    Virginia Department of Transportation will change traffic flow on Route 17 in York County in late July as it continues work on the George Washington Highway widening project. Southbound traffic on George Washington Highway will shift onto pavement in...
  • 'Complete' streets a major goal in Parkland

    Parkland is set to join a growing list of cities in South Florida that are planning to turn select roadways into complete streets, those that are designed for more than just vehicular traffic. At a recent City Commission meeting, city officials expressed...
  • Parkland finalizes lighting plan for major roads

    Parkland officials want streetlights on major roads within the city and are now working on a plan to make it happen. At a recent meeting, the City Commission decided on the priority list of roads for installing streetlights. The stretch from Holmberg...
  • Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

     
    Filed under: Safety Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today. Their chances of dying in a traffic accident are the lowest in the nation. Drivers in West Virginia, South Carolina and North Dakota, on...
  • No heads have rolled at NHTSA over GM ignition switch recall scandal

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Recalls, GM At this point, there's little question that General Motors deserves the bulk of the blame for not recalling the millions of vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem earlier than...
  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade Real-World Mileage

     
    The driverless car isn't a consumer reality yet, so if you need an intelligent, spacious and powerful road tripper, the redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade may well fit the bill. It's not perfect, but it has enough features to help drivers......
  • Revised Steele Road Apartment Plan Presented

    Revised Steele Road Apartment Plan Presented
    WEST HARTFORD — Developers detailed revisions to a proposed apartment construction plan on Steele Road Thursday. But of the approximately 50 residents who attended the informal informational meeting, none expressed support for the scaled-back...
  • Corona del Mar Today: D.A. reviews girl's fall from prom bus

    The California Highway Patrol has completed its investigation of a June 7 incident in which a Corona del Mar High School student fell onto the 73 Freeway from a party bus headed to prom, a spokesman confirmed. The District Atty.'s office is reviewing the...
  • Turnpike will be first Pennsylvania highway to feature 70 mph speed limit

     
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission beat PennDOT to the punch: A section of the toll road will be the first to raise the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph next week, Turnpike officials reported today. State law allowed, but did not mandate, the change to...