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Commuters board a subway train in front of the Manhattan skyline in Brooklyn, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Commuters board a subway train in front of the Manhattan skyline in Brooklyn, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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NEW YORK (CBS New York) – Frozen rain, sleet and ice are turning the Tri-State area into a skating rink for both drivers and pedestrians.

Several highways have already seen problems due to chain reaction crashes (click here to check Traffic & Transit). A hazardous travel advisory was issued Tuesday by the New York City Office of Emergency Management. Alternate side parking regulations are suspended in the city. Meter rules are still in effect.

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The MTA worked to get ahead of the dangerous conditions using de-icers to prevent a build-up of sleet and freezing rain on the rails. Commuters are facing some changes Wednesday.

MTA Bus:

Normal rush hour service. Weather-related delays expected. Allow extra travel time. More >>

MTA Subway:

Normal service. Planned service changes are canceled. Allow extra travel time. More >>

Metro-North:

Regular weekday schedule.

New Haven Line customers should expect crowded trains and delays due to severe and ongoing weather-related equipment shortages.

Waterbury Branch substitute bus service is suspended due to weather-related road conditions.

The Newburgh-Beacon and Haverstraw-Ossining Ferries will continue to be replaced by substitute bus service.

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Long Island Rail Road:

Trains following a weekend schedule, but peak fares remain in effect. No train service to Hunterspoint Avenue or Long Island City. New York City Transit will cross-honor LIRR tickets at Woodside Station for 7 train subway service. More >>

NJ Transit:

Northeast Corridor service has resumed normal schedule between Trenton and New York. Bus service systemwide is subject to delays and detours due to local road conditions. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service is subject to up to 15-minute delays due to weather conditions.  More >>

Amtrak:

Extensive delays between New York and Philadelphia due to earlier power and signal problems in New Jersey. More >>