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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Shrinking revenue spurs gas tax alternatives

    WASHINGTON It was the potholes that convinced real estate broker Lester Friedman that there had to be a better way to pay for road construction and repairs. Friedman, who lives in Bend, Ore., drives about 8,000 miles a year in his 1999 Chevrolet...
  • Traffic-causing lane closure on I-395 to end this weekend

    Traffic-causing lane closure on I-395 to end this weekend
    The congestion-causing closure of a lane carrying Interstate 395 traffic south out of the city onto southbound Interstate 95 will come to an end late Friday or early Saturday morning, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Lanes on...
  • The business of selling off old churches

    Every year, about 7,000 churches in the United States close their doors, the Christian ministers' organization Pastoral Care estimates. In some cases, members' numbers have declined, and those who remain cannot support the considerable cost of maintaining...
  • L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place

    L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place
    The story of Los Angeles' street signs is hidden safely away on the ninth floor of Caltrans' downtown headquarters: Hand-stenciled wooden two-by-fours like those that originated in the 1890s, their white block lettering set against a dark blue...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...
  • CTA president: Bid to speed up bus routes hindered by RTA

    CTA president: Bid to speed up bus routes hindered by RTA
    CTA efforts to reverse declining bus ridership are not being helped by the Regional Transportation Authority, which is holding back money related to the installation of special traffic signals that give buses green-light priority over other vehicles,...
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • Federal gas tax hike on table

    — Before Congress hit the road for a five-week summer break, lawmakers checked one item off their to-do list: saving the federal Highway Trust Fund from running out of money within days. But that nearly $11 billion fix only pays for road and bridge...
  • Cedar Crest bridge over Jordan Creek, South Whitehall, reopens

     
    The repaired Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Jordan Creek in South Whitehall Township, just south of Parkland High School, reopened to traffic Thursday afternoon, according to PennDOT. The bridge between Ritter and Iron Bridge roads had been closed to...
  • Car damaged in altercation in Arlington Heights

    Car damaged in altercation in Arlington Heights
    The following information was taken from Arlington Heights police reports: A white 2006 Nissan Sentra had the gas refill door pried open and was damaged with green spray paint near the intersection of Pinetree Drive and Valley Lane on Aug. 7. A man...