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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • U.S. orders rear cameras for new cars

    U.S. orders rear cameras for new cars
    After years of delays, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in new U.S. vehicles by May 2018. The move comes just a day before a court of appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought against the government...
  • Landslide: Mountain Loop Highway a wild ride out of Darrington

    Landslide: Mountain Loop Highway a wild ride out of Darrington
    DARRINGTON, Wash. — The landslide that killed at least 24 people near this mountain community also severed SR 530, the main highway out of town. Before the March 22 catastrophe, it took about 30 minutes to drive west from Darrington to Arlington....
  • Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018

    Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018
    After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018. The Department of Transportation and its National Highway...
  • 'Cosmos' recap: It's all relative except PATRICK STEWART!

    'Cosmos' recap: It's all relative except PATRICK STEWART!
    This week’s episode of┬áCosmos┬ápaid tribute to the mind-bending science behind some of the most popular tropes in science fiction, so it’s only fitting that it also featured a special cameo by none other than Patrick Stewart. Stewart is best...
  • Orange County's toll booths take the exit ramp

    Orange County's toll booths take the exit ramp
    For years, motorists in Orange County have fished in their pockets for spare change and yanked bills from their wallets as they've navigated the county's vast network of toll roads. But those days are about to come to an end. The pay-to-drive highways...
  • Smothered by smog, Paris bans some cars; measure lifted late in day

    Smothered by smog, Paris bans some cars; measure lifted late in day
    PARIS -- With the City of Light buried under a thick blanket of smog for a week now, authorities in the French capital took drastic steps Monday to cut the number of cars on the road and to encourage commuters to find more environmentally friendly ways of...
  • Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage

    Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage
    Its resume reads like an overachieving supercar. A twin-turbocharged V-8 unleashes 577 horsepower to all four wheels, it takes 3.6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, the sticker price passes $100,000 even quicker than that, and it’s a station...
  • Let 100 parklets bloom

    Let 100 parklets bloom
    City government is not necessarily known for its willingness to try new things or move quickly, or its flexibility in issuing permits. Activists and businesses often complain that attempts to beautify their communities get tied up in red tape. But a...
  • Traffic signals installed at intersection where mother of 3 was killed

    Traffic signals installed at intersection where mother of 3 was killed
    For years, Kimberly Everette reported the cars speeding through her Hyde Park neighborhood to police, urging them to find a way to make the corner of 48th Street and 11th Avenue safer. Officers would set up speed traps, issue tickets and leave after a...
  • Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record

    Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record
    In a landmark settlement of criminal charges, Toyota Motor Corp. admitted deceiving regulators about deadly safety defects and agreed to pay $1.2 billion, the largest penalty ever imposed on an automaker. In the unprecedented deal with the U.S. Justice...
  • Big San Francisco fire getting under control

    Big San Francisco fire getting under control
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Firefighters were gaining ground Tuesday night on a six-alarm fire in the Mission Bay district. The fire broke out this afternoon at an apartment complex under construction near 4th Street and China Basin. San Francisco Fire Chief...