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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Jamzilla: Traffic moving smoothly on 405 Freeway at Sepulveda Pass

    Jamzilla: Traffic moving smoothly on 405 Freeway at Sepulveda Pass
    With a load of furniture for his daughter, John Barbieri of San Pedro headed north  on the 405 Freeway on Saturday morning for the first leg of a trip to San Luis Obispo. Traffic moved well past Los Angeles International Airport, and he decided to try...
  • Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural

    Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural
    SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
  • New safety rules proposed for child car seats

    New safety rules proposed for child car seats
    Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the government proposed Wednesday. The proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would upgrade...
  • Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital

    Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital
    Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
  • Two engineers who had concerns say new Bay Bridge span is safe

    Two engineers who had concerns say new Bay Bridge span is safe
    SAN FRANCISCO Two engineers who say their safety concerns about the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were suppressed by Caltrans higher-ups told a state Senate committee Friday that they nevertheless believe the new eastern span of the structure is safe....
  • Crackdown on a New York way of life: aggressive driving, jaywalking

    Crackdown on a New York way of life: aggressive driving, jaywalking
    Mayor Bill De Blasio had been in office just one day when it happened: A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a van while crossing a Queens street in the early evening. Eight days later, it happened again, this time on Manhattan’s Upper West...
  • Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank; reason disputed

    Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank; reason disputed
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli soldiers fatally shot a young Palestinian man on a West Bank road Wednesday, and a dispute immediately arose about the circumstances of the confrontation. The Israel Defense Forces said the man, identified by...
  • How to make lethargic L.A. grow

    How to make lethargic L.A. grow
    The recent report from the Los Angeles 2020 Commission paints a bleak picture for Los Angeles, with a laundry list of ills facing the city. Our concern is that the commission will recommend options, to come within 90 days, that mimic those of the past:...
  • Down the road, the car will take you out for a spin

    Down the road, the car will take you out for a spin
    As crazy as it sounds, you may one day get into your car and head to the coffee shop, to work, to the gym or the beach without ever putting your foot on the brake or the gas pedal. No, you're not going to have a chauffeur. Your car is going to drive...
  • City Hall staff kept quiet on L.A. streetcar red flags

    City Hall staff kept quiet on L.A. streetcar red flags
    When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back the Los Angeles streetcar, the campaign pitch sounded simple: a $125-million trolley through the heart of the central city, with funding split between federal grants and a new property tax. Inside...
  • Sharing the road with bicyclists — still a challenge for this car girl

    Sharing the road with bicyclists — still a challenge for this car girl
    I like to think I’ve learned a lot about what it’s like to be bicyclist on the streets of Los Angeles since this blog took up the RoadshareLA project (which you can find online and follow on twitter at #roadshareLA) last fall. I am still a...