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Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Commuters Give Railroad Grade Of D+ In Online Survey

Many respondents said they noticed no improvement over the last few months and the most common complaint was late trains.

04/14/2014

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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

Commute Pays

Seen At 11: New Apps Reward Commuters With Perks

No matter how you get to work, it costs time and money to get there. But as CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported Tuesday night, there is now a new app that benefits commuters with rewards.

12/17/2013

People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: New Yorkers Have Longest Commute In The Nation

New York City workers spend an average of 48 minutes getting to work, according to the Partnership for New York City. That’s more than 13 minutes longer than the national average.

08/14/2013

Freight train derailment on Metro-North Hudson line amid July 2013 heat wave. (credit: CBS 2)

Regular Metro-North Hudson Line Service Remains Suspended Throughout Weekend

Metro-North says limited Hudson Line service will operate between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers stations, including hourly service through the weekend.

07/20/2013

LIRR Schedule Board Dec. 9, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Normal LIRR Rush Hour Schedule To Resume Monday Morning

Monday’s commute for Long Island Rail Road passengers will finally be back to normal, more than a month after superstorm Sandy forced service to be limited.

12/09/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge approach - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Contractor Fined By Thruway Authority For Triggering Massive Tappan Zee Bridge Backup

Tutor Perini Corp. was fined $235,000 by the New York State Thruway Authority for failing to reopen all seven lanes by 6 a.m. The entire span wasn’t reopened until 7:30 a.m., causing a 15-mile backup that stretched past Suffern on the Rockland County side.

12/05/2012

A child cools off in a Washington Square park fountain on June 21, 2012. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Swelters In Heat On The First Full Day Of Summer

Cooling centers will be open on Friday to help New Yorkers beat the heat, as near record-breaking temps continue to suffocate the area.

06/21/2012

Passengers wait to board a Metro-North train (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Should Expect Metro-North Delays Due To Heat

Metro-North says trains on the New Haven line are operating at reduced speeds due to high temperatures. Customers should expect scattered delays.

06/21/2012

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New Study Finds Commuting May Be Bad For Your Health

No matter how you commute, the daily grind to and from work takes a toll and all that time spent commuting can lead to health issues down the road.

04/23/2012

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NJ Appellate Court Overturns 2 Convictions In Brian Aitken Case

The two-judge panel upheld another conviction in the case of Brian Aitken, who served almost four months in state prison before Gov. Chris Christie commuted his sentence in December 2010.

03/31/2012

LIRR

Local Commuters May Receive Tax Break On Transportation

Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.

03/11/2012

Morning rush commuters board a LIRR train in Mineola. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR Says Service Back To Normal Following Signal Problems

Good news for commuters Friday morning following the severe weather that impacted our area and caused major service disruptions on the Long Island Rail Road Thursday night.

09/30/2011

NJ Transit Concourse at Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Gettty Images)

Sen. Mendendez Warns NJT Derailment Sign Of Trouble To Come

This morning’s commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week’s derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.

08/11/2011

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