Brooklyn Battery Tunnel
The southernmost tip of Manhattan was as deserted as an Old West ghost town Wednesday evening, but anyone who passed through would find much of the area remained in horrific shape in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Limited commuter rail service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road has resumed with limited subway service set to resume Thursday.
The megastorm Sandy caused 13-foot storm surges in the city. The storm also downed trees and knocked out power to thousands.
The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially renamed the tunnel, nearly two years after Albany gave the name change the green light.
Siller ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in all his gear because bridges and tunnels were shut down to vehicles in the hours and days following the terror attacks.
The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be affected by closures from 11 p.m. on Saturday until 3 p.m. on Sunday.
After viewing CBS’s coverage of the Tunnel To Towers Run, a businessman donated nearly half a million dollars to the Tunnel To Towers Foundation.
Organizer Ken Podziba told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is a major gain for “our great city.” But it’s certainly a pain for many taxi drivers.
Thousands of runners retraced the steps of hero firefighter Stephen Siller during the annual Tunnel to Towers Run Sunday morning.
It’s a 5k race with the finish line at the World Trade Center site. It started ten years ago with 2,000 people as a small tribute to Stephen Siller.
The collision forced authorities to shut down a stretch of the highway and hampered drivers from getting to the Brooklyn-Battery and Holland tunnels.
New questions are being raised Thursday morning about security coverage at New York’s busy bridges and tunnels.
October 27 is T Day.
This weekend marks the ninth year of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run. What started in 2002 with 2,500 runners has grown to close to 20,000 runners this year.