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  • Traffic: Officer aboard motorcycle struck

    Traffic: Officer aboard motorcycle struck
    Baltimore City Police reported that an officer aboard a motorcycle suffered minor injuries after being struck by another vehicle at West Pratt and Paca streets on Wednesday morning. Authorities reported the incident at 9:41 a.m. and said that...
  • Closures, noise expected from I-5 work

    Closures, noise expected from I-5 work
    The California Department of Transportation will shake things up along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue starting Monday. As part of an ongoing interchange construction project at Empire Avenue,...
  • Disabled vehicle on I-95 in Elkridge

    Disabled vehicle on I-95 in Elkridge
    The state Department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Elkridge at I-895 at 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the Curtis Creek Drawbridge...
  • Schools should have closed

    Schools should have closed
    As a Baltimore City Public School employee, I am shocked and appalled that school was not delayed or canceled Tuesday ("Snow to accumulate through early afternoon, causes major traffic delays," Jan. 6). I would like to know why Baltimore schools...
  • When you see flashing lights along the highway, slow down, change lanes

    When you see flashing lights along the highway, slow down, change lanes
    When you're cruising down an interstate at 70 mph and approaching a cop car or Road Ranger in a lane that is next to yours, stepping off the gas and changing lanes may seem inconvenient. But a 12-year-old Florida legislation, called the Move Over law,...
  • Winter weather advisory issued; snow emergencies in Southern Maryland

    Winter weather advisory issued; snow emergencies in Southern Maryland
    Transportation officials and weather forecasters cautioned the region could be in for another bout of light snow and frigid temperatures Wednesday morning. Precipitation moved up the East Coast early Wednesday morning, and with temperatures in the 20s,...
  • NTSB adds railroad tank car safety to 'Most Wanted' list

    WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday added railroad tank car upgrades to its list of "Most Wanted" safety improvements, reflecting a heightened awareness about problems in transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail. It was the...
  • Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley week of Jan. 12

    Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley week of Jan. 12
    The following road work is planned in the Lehigh Valley in the coming week. Route 33: Shoulder restriction in place between Route 248 and Route 191 for construction related to the ongoing Chrin Interchange project. Restrictions in place from 9 a.m. to 3...
  • Effectiveness of state's 'parking cash-out' program is unclear

     Effectiveness of state's 'parking cash-out' program is unclear
    To reduce air pollution and traffic congestion, California legislators passed an innovative law in 1992 to encourage solo commuters to get out of their cars and bike, carpool or take public transit to work. The measure, by then-Assemblyman Richard...
  • Why citizens of Chicago are leaving the state

    Regarding the loss of Illinois population, I can only speak for Chicago, one of the business centers of the world. A few reasons why its population is on the decline is the frustration its citizens have to face on a daily basis: red light cameras, speed-...
  • Lake commissioners renew local gas tax

    Lake commissioners renew local gas tax
    TAVARES — Lake commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to renew the remaining 4 cents of the 6-cent local-option gas tax. The local gas tax was implemented in 2-cent increments in the mid-1980s as a way to fund the county's transportation needs,...