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Free Coffee, Free Rides Offered To Keep Revelers Safe Over New Year’s

Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.


File - The Holland Tunnel (Photo by Marko Georgiev/Getty Images)

Work Week Begins With Higher Tolls On Bridges And Tunnels

The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

AAA Sues To Stop Port Authority Toll Hikes

The AAA has gone to federal court, trying to roll back the Port Authority hikes that will make the toll $15 cash by 2015.


Holiday Travel

Holiday Travelers Pleasantly Surprised By Easy Time At Airports

With the long Thanksgiving holiday coming to an end, millions of travelers were headed home Sunday evening.


Traffic on Route 1 in New Jersey - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: NJDOT)

Millions Set To Hit The Roads, Skies For Thanksgiving Holiday

AAA forecasts that 43.6 million people will traveler for Thanksgiving nationwide — an uptick of less than one percent over last year with more than 90 percent getting to their destinations by car.


Enterprise car rental lot (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Creates Long Waiting Lists For Those In Need Of Rental Cars

A quarter of million vehicles destroyed the night Sandy struck, according to the National Automobile Dealer’s Association.


Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”


East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Troopers Deployed To N.J. Gas Stations As Frustration, Massive Lines Form At The Pump

Filling up the tank has been a nightmare for area drivers since the storm hit. Overnight and into Thursday morning, drivers looking for fuel were met with incredibly long lines at the gas pump.


Red sticker on NJ license plate (file/credit: CBS 2)

Study: New N.J. Teen Driving Rules Succeeding In Protecting Drivers

There is good news about New Jersey’s latest efforts to keep its young drivers safe on the roads.


Gas Station in Montvale, NJ - Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

AAA: Gas Prices Drop In New Jersey, Above National Average In New York And Connecticut

Analysts said gas prices in New Jersey should continue to drop as demand goes down.


A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Report: Yellow Lights At Some Camera-Equipped NYC Intersections Too Short

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting to install more red-light cameras across the city.


CBS 2's Steve Langford asks Port Authority Chairman David Samson a question. (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Chairman Says Toll, Fare Hikes Weren’t Imposed To Pay For WTC

The billion dollar question is exactly where is the Port Authority toll hike money is going.


Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Audit: Port Authority ‘Must Implement’ Toll Hikes To Fund Projects

The report is being released Wednesday one year after the Port Authority increased tolls on its Hudson River crossings.


Hutchinson River Parkway - Rye Brook, NY - Sep 9, 2009 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Task Force Tries To Figure Out How To Keep Trucks Off The Hutch

The winding, tree-lined Hutchinson River Parkway was designed for the Ford Model T, not MACK trucks.


Gas station with same prices for cash and credit on Route 4 in Englewood, N.J. Sept. 2, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Record-High Gas Prices Hit On Labor Day Weekend

According to AAA, about 33 million people hit the road for the end-of-summer holiday weekend. But there are high gas prices across the country and across the Tri-State Area.