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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole

    Aftermath: Forced march to O'Hare, car disappears in sinkhole
    Flooding brought traffic into O'Hare International Airport to a near standstill this morning, forcing dozens of people to walk to the airport or a nearby Blue Line station to make their flights. A trail of passengers could be seen pulling their...
  • Utility lines decision could affect parking for Trader Joe's

    Everyone in town is watching Trader Joe's new building going up on Federal Highway just north of Camino Real, which is set to open Sept. 26. But a request for changes that didn't sit well with the city's Planning & Zoning Board could affect parking...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons

    Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons
    A plan to build subsidized housing on the former Cardinal Gibbons School campus in Southwest Baltimore has met with opposition from some neighbors worried about traffic and property values. The concerns have led to a dispute between the communities...
  • Train station lot closed for construction

     Train station lot closed for construction
    The Parkview commuter parking lot near the Naperville train station will be closed for several weeks instead of days due to unforeseen problems during construction work, according to the city. The lot at North Avenue and Washington Street was supposed...
  • Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head

    Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti picked a San Francisco official known for her focus on innovation, bicycle use and traffic safety to run the city's Department of Transportation on Friday. Assigned to the "Livable Streets" office of San Francisco's...
  • Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.

    Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.
    With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen...
  • Closed portion of 171st Street reopens

    Closed portion of 171st Street reopens
    The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened the portion of 171st Street between LaGrange Road and 94th Avenue that was closed in early June due to ongoing construction on LaGrange. The road closed June 6 and reopened June 27, Tinley Park...
  • Proposed project hopes to lure young professionals to Costa Mesa's Westside

    Proposed project hopes to lure young professionals to Costa Mesa's Westside
    A proposed 176-unit residential development in Costa Mesa that would replace an industrial site faced some public and City Council scrutiny last week. If approved, the Westside Gateway three-story home development would cover a 9-acre site at 671 W....
  • Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, ignored construction signs

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Celebrities A new report into the crash that critically injured funnyman Tracy Morgan and killed comedian James McNair has revealed that the Peterbilt semi that caused the accident was traveling at 20 miles per hour over the...
  • Zoning Board OKs Cubs' remote parking lot

    Zoning Board OKs Cubs' remote parking lot
    The Chicago Cubs on Friday won city permission to keep operating a remote parking lot in the increasingly upscale North Center neighborhood, despite opposition from the local aldermen and residents about its impact on their area. But the Zoning Board of...