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Can you park at a broken parking meter?

If you find a great parking space in front of a broken parking meter, can you park there? The answer is complicated.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:59am EDT

Tags: broken meter, parking, Department of Public Works, DDOT, DPW, Ari Ashe

Proposal would make hybrid and electric cars noisier

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing new regulations that would make hybrid and electric vehicles noisier and safer to pedestrians.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 06:42am EST

Tags: hybrid cars, electric cars, nhtsa, National Federation of the Blind, Hank Silverberg


12 Baltimore Department of Transportation employees accused of theft

A dozen employees of Baltimore's Department of Transportation are being accused of stealing nearly $60,000 in scrap metal and may be fired.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 06:13pm EST

Tags: theft

Volunteer drivers to test next-gen smart cars

Michigan drivers will test 3,000 smart cars, buses and trucks that can talk to one another as part of a yearlong study to gauge whether the technology reduces injuries and fatalities.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: transportation, University of Michigan, Ray LaHood, Smart Car, WiFi, technology,


McDonnell: Va. transportation projects progressing

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia is making significant advancements to improve transportation.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:48am EDT


Demonstrating an emergency sends a strong message in 'Pipetown'

"Off!" shouted a utility worker wearing goggles and a full protective suit. Thanks to his careful maneuvering, gas had stopped blowing out of a ruptured line in the ground.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Tags: gas pipe, John Aaron, Washington Gas,

Montgomery Co. commuters get a smoother ride to work

Montgomery County just wrapped up an extensive series of repaving projects, covering 43 miles. Stimulus funds -- nearly $7 million -- paid for all of it.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl,

LaHood: DOT bus crackdown 'is just the beginning'

After a year-long investigation, the department's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has shut down three primary companies that oversaw a broad network of buses. One ticket seller, nine active bus companies and 13 companies already ordered to cease operation were also a part of the operation, according to an agency release.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:03pm EDT

Tags: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Ray LaHood