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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • Promote bicycle usage for 101 York Road residents [Letter]

    The proposed multi-unit housing on York Road, 101 York, is opposed by some Towson community members for many reasons. One concern is the limited amount of parking provided for the residents — which are likely to be students — as well as...
  • Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say

    Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say
    When Jamie Edwards was looking for a place to take his grooming business, he thought he had found the perfect spot at Stakely's Barbershop on busy Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The shop was in the middle of a thriving commercial corridor,...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North
    The state Department of Transportation has reported a disabled vehicle on the northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the Baltimore Highlands at Daisy Avenue at 8:29 a.m. on Friday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit...
  • I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt

    I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt
    The work to build a highway within an existing highway is only beginning, but already Interstate 75 looks like a major construction zone. Four express lanes -- two in each direction – are under construction in the highway's median from I-595 to...
  • Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only

    Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only
    Q: There used to be deceleration lanes on Alligator Alley before the entrance to the boat ramps on the south side of highway. You could turn around in the median and enter the rest area with the boat ramps. How do you access the boat ramp now from...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety

    Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety
    The Broward Sheriff's Office launched a campaign this month with the goal of reducing traffic crashes and fatalities involving pedestrians and bicyclists. The Sheriff's Office received $118,523 from the Florida Department of Transportation and the...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-15 Volkswagen Beetle

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2013-15 versions of the Volkswagen Beetle manufactured between June 13, 2013, and July 3, 2014 The Problem: When the affected vehicles are driven over hard surfaces or strike a pothole, the glass sunroof...
  • Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?

    Why fight for parking when your trolly has arrived?
    Around Park Avenue, there are museums like the Morse Museum and the Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum. The University Club hosts lectures and movies, and different shops sell works of art. But off Park Avenue’s beaten path, there are plenty of other...