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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

Pothole Repairs Shut Down 2 Lanes Of Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

Two southbound lanes on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge were to be closed overnight for pothole repairs.

01/14/2014

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Approves Fare, Toll Hikes; Changes Take Effect March 1

The MTA board voted on the proposed increases on Wednesday. Members unanimously approved the fare hikes. Only one member voted against increasing tolls.

12/19/2012

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New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including Bicyclists

Sam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam” to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.

03/23/2012

Hutchinson River Parkway near Scarsdale, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Has Some Of America’s Most Unreliable Roads

The Cross Bronx Expressway and the Van Wyck Expressway are reliably awful, but some of the New York City area roadways are, according to the Texas Transportation Institute, reliably unreliable when it comes to traffic jams.

12/02/2011

In this Friday, July 4, 2008 file photograph, lifeguards in Wildwood, N.J., watch people playing in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Mel Evans,file/AP)

Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips

Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)

05/26/2011

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 - May 11, 2007 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.

10/08/2010