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  • Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking

    Des Plaines approves permit for more mosque parking
    A Des Plaines mosque has received final approval from city officials for a permit that would allow the house of worship to expand its parking lot – much to the dismay of some of its neighbors. Following a lengthy debate among the aldermen,...
  • Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?

    Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes?
    Roland says he commutes on the 110 Freeway every day and is chagrined to see how many drivers cheat by using the ExpressLane without a FasTrak transponder or switching their device to falsely show additional people in the car. He asks: Do these...
  • NHTSA Urges Automakers to Issue National Recall for Takata Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it's urging the 10 automakers involved in auto supplier Takata???s passenger-side airbag campaign to recall all such cars made across the U.S. That???s what The Detroit News reports, citing...
  • Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension

    Tollway hears new funding pitch for Route 53 extension
    Advocates for the extension of Route 53 through Lake County say they have devised a unique plan to help bridge a multibillion-dollar funding gap in the long-debated project. The plan calls for creating a "sustainable transportation fund" worth as much...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at Bore 3 of the Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the southbound right tunnel lane and southbound right shoulder at 9:02 a.m on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday

    Front Street closing back on — for Wednesday
    The planned closure of Front Street in Allentown is back on again. This time, it's set to begin Wednesday. The street will be closed in both directions from just north of Furnace Street to just south of Kurtz Street as part of the $46 million American...
  • Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes

    Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes
    Freeway carpool lanes are being extended and tied together across Southern California, but one county is taking a decidedly different — and some studies suggest safer — approach to how they work. Orange County is reconfiguring its 267-mile...
  • Resort hotel proposed for expanded Las Olas Marina

    Resort hotel proposed for expanded Las Olas Marina
    A private developer wants to turn the city-owned Las Olas Marina and adjacent public parking lot into a $200 million premier hotel and marina resort. Redeveloping the marina to provide more space for mega yachts has been viewed as critical to...
  • Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls

    Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls
    Q: Can you check the traffic signal timing on Davie Boulevard? In the morning, eastbound Davie backs up from Interstate 95 all the way to Southwest Ninth Avenue. In the evening, westbound Davie backs up from U.S. 1 to Southwest 15th Avenue. Lori Dudman,...
  • At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround

    At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround
    If practice is what gets you to Carnegie Hall, as the saying goes, what gets you to the Music Center has always been a car. The performing arts complex, which will turn 50 next month, sits atop Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles like a late-modern,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Residents meeting to include Ocean Boulevard project update

    A repaving and landscaping project planned for Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar will be the topic of the next Corona del Mar Residents Assn. board meeting, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Nov. 20. Newport Beach Public Works Director Dave Webb will be the guest...