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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

     
    Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges...
  • Transportation nominee: Bids for light-rail plans delayed

    Deadlines for bids on two light-rail proposals in Maryland have been delayed from March until August, so bidders can explore ways of reducing costs, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee for transportation secretary said Monday as he faced senators who...
  • Poquoson council discusses changes to Wythe Creek Road widening

    Poquoson council discusses changes to  Wythe Creek Road widening
    The Poquoson City Council considered a revised Wythe Creek Road widening-project proposal from the Virginia Department of Transportation on Monday evening. The new plan would save $10.4 million and widen the road from two lanes to three lanes instead of...
  • Region digs out from storm amid warmer temps

    Region digs out from storm amid warmer temps
    Drivers were urged to use caution Sunday and into Monday morning as temperatures are expected to again dip below freezing after much of Maryland began thawing out from 5 to 10 inches of snow. Matt Elliott, a meteorologist with the National Weather...
  • Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning

    Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning
    Baltimore transportation officials said peak hour parking restrictions will be enforced Monday morning in preparation for the morning commute. Vehicles must be moved from marked streets to avoid ticketing or towing. Transportation officials urged...
  • Water Street District cleared for $93 million face lift

     Water Street District cleared for $93 million face lift
    Developers plan to unfurl the welcome mat at downtown Naperville's newly built boutique inn before the leaves fall off the trees next year. City Council members have approved a set of agreements that clear the way for construction to begin on the $93....
  • OPD: Elderly driver killed, pedestrian hurt in Colonial Drive crash

    OPD: Elderly driver killed, pedestrian hurt in Colonial Drive crash
    An elderly driver may have had a "medical incident" before he hit a pedestrian, crashed into a building and died Saturday afternoon, Orlando police said. Juan Ramos, 78, who was driving the Chrysler PT cruiser, was pronounced dead at the intersection...
  • Nebraska eyes road-funding options as federal aid declines

    Citing the need for safety and economic growth, Nebraska is looking at alternatives to pay for upkeep of its roads and bridges as federal aid declines. The downturn in federal money comes as cities, counties and business groups lobby for more funding...
  • US to fine air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day

    The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators. The inflators, in cars made by 10 companies, can...
  • State gas tax, population growth help NC road funding

    For all the hand-wringing about North Carolina's projected massive deficit between transportation revenues and road-building demands for the next 25 years, there's one solace — the situation could be worse. North Carolina has been recently...
  • Federal highway spending in Wisconsin dipped over 5 years

    Federal aid for Wisconsin highways dropped by 3.6 percent, nearly $28 million, over the five years ending in 2013, according to data obtained by The Associated Press, exacerbating the state's woes in finding money for road projects. Wisconsin's loss...