When you think of the daily grind, commuting is right at the top of the list.
Between commuting time and work hours, New York City residents have the longest workweeks among the country’s 30 biggest cities, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said in a report released Tuesday.
Many respondents said they noticed no improvement over the last few months and the most common complaint was late trains.
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.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
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.
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.
Metro-North says limited Hudson Line service will operate between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers stations, including hourly service through the weekend.
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.
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.
Cooling centers will be open on Friday to help New Yorkers beat the heat, as near record-breaking temps continue to suffocate the area.
Metro-North says trains on the New Haven line are operating at reduced speeds due to high temperatures. Customers should expect scattered delays.
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.
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.
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.