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710 Tunnel, California
A proposal to drill a pair of highway tunnels is the most expensive, most polluting, least effective option for solving the San Gabriel Valley’s transportation problems.
Advice on Travel Refunds During COVID-19 Pandemic
Looking to cancel or rebook your travel because of COVID-19? Many airlines and hotels have changed their policies.
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After Facebook data breach, consumers need to go on defense
Users should watch out for fraudulent phone calls, text and emails
Alaskan Way Viaduct, Washington
Seattle’s aging Alaskan Way Viaduct is a crumbling and seismically vulnerable elevated highway along the city’s downtown waterfront. After an earthquake damaged the structure in 2001, state engineers decided that the highway needed to come down, but the question of how (and whether) to replace it sparked nearly a decade of heated debate. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) rejected calls to replace the Viaduct with a combination of surface street and transit improvements, choosing instead an option that would result in more capacity: boring a mammoth tunnel underneath the city’s urban core. At 57 feet in diameter, it would be the widest bored tunnel ever attempted, with the full project carrying an estimated cost of at least $3.1 billion and perhaps as much as $4.1 billion.
Auto Loan Complaints Rise
Pandemic worsens existing consumer problems with car buying in CFPB data
Automatic textbook billing
Avoiding COVID-19 Price Gouging
Price gouging is on the rise for hand sanitizers, surgical masks and more. Here's how you can protect yourself.
It's clear. Unless and until it's proven safe, we should ban Roundup.
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