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  • MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future

    MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future
    The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of Gov. Larry Hogan....
  • Construction on I-95 to cause major traffic disruption

    Transportation officials say road repair work on a 4.4-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Baltimore will cause major traffic disruptions for months. Work on I-95 between the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Caton Avenue is set to get underway on Sunday and continue...
  • Transit-oriented apartment projects a positive development

    Transit-oriented apartment projects a positive development
    "Plop architecture" is the name I gave to one of the biggest urban design faults of Chicago's pre-recession building boom. It was my pejorative description of the graceless combinations of hulking condo towers crudely stacked atop massive parking garages....
  • Road construction stinks, but not as much as sewage

    Road construction stinks, but not as much as sewage
    For the next six months, it's going to be some slow going on New York Street and Galena Boulevard on the near East Side. Chunks of those two major thoroughfares are down to one lane now and it's going to be that way for a while as the city begins...
  • Proposed 75 mph speed limit would move Ohio to the fast lane

    Shifting to a 75 mph speed limit would put Ohio in the fast lane among states in the eastern United States. Only one state entirely east of the Mississippi River — Maine — is among the 16 around the nation with at least a 75 mph speed limit....
  • Ivanhoe Boulevard exit being permanently closed on Interstate 4

    Ivanhoe Boulevard exit being permanently closed on Interstate 4
    For months leading up to the start of construction, the state was cautioning motorists that the I-4 Ultimate project would lead to some disruptions in local commuting patterns. Now the state is ready to get down to the nitty gritty, by noting a major...
  • State makes plans to replace Southern Boulevard Bridge in West Palm Beach

    State makes plans to replace Southern Boulevard Bridge in West Palm Beach
    Another drawbridge is coming down in Palm Beach County — but just until its replacement is built. The Florida Department of Transportation is unveiling its plans for replacing the Southern Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in West...
  • Elon Musk: Model S not a car but a 'sophisticated computer on wheels'

    Elon Musk: Model S not a car but a 'sophisticated computer on wheels'
    In a move that demonstrates how the mechanical and electronic worlds are converging, Tesla Motors plans to update many of its Model S sedans with functions that include automatic braking when the vehicle senses a pending collision, a partial autopilot...
  • Road work for the week of March 22

    Road work for the week of March 22
    The following construction and road work is planned for the week of March 22, 2015. LEHIGH COUNTY Route 145: A moving operation for crack sealing will create traffic stoppages between Sumner Avenue and Route 329 in Whitehall from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m....
  • Taking SunRail to the Winter Park art show? Schedule highlights here

    Taking SunRail to the Winter Park art show? Schedule highlights here
    The first thing you need to know about this weekend's SunRail schedule is when the last train leaves the Winter Park station. If you're heading south the last train leaves at 3:36 p.m. If you're heading north the last train leaves at 4:41 p.m....
  • Traffic: Motorists warned to use caution during wintry mix

    Traffic: Motorists warned to use caution during wintry mix
    With the first day of spring ushering in a wintry mix of rain and snow, state and local transportation departments warm motorists to keep speeds down and allow for extra braking distance during Friday morning's commute. The Baltimore City Department of...