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Traffic on the FDR Drive after a tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Poll Finds New Yorkers Think Congestion Is ‘Serious’ Problem

A total of 86 percent of participants of a new Quinnipiac University study said traffic congestion in New York City is a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” problem.

06/16/2014

Tollbooth (file/credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

CT Lawmaker Opposes Electronic Tolling As A Way To Ease I-95 Congestion

Rep. David Scribner, a ranking member of the Legislature’s transportation committee, said highway tolls, no matter how they are collected, are not the answer.

06/05/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Connecticut Transportation Officials Consider Ideas For Traffic Congestion Relief

Officials met in Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon to consider ideas from experts on how to ease traffic congestion on state highways.

06/04/2014

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

Heavy traffic exits the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drive into Manhattan November 1, 2012 in New York as the city recovers from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: New York City Commute Times Are The Nation’s Highest

A new report ranked New York City as having the highest commute time in the country.

05/06/2013

Cars in traffic on the ramp to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the George Washington Bridge (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: New Yorkers Lost 50 Hours In Traffic In 2012

New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.

04/25/2013

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

City Council Members Call For Brooklyn Bridge Path Expansion

Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.

08/08/2012

Residents near Willoughby and Duffield Streets worry that Department of Transportation changes to traffic flows will only cause more congestion and confusion.

Impending Traffic Changes Leave Residents Wary

Communication is supposed to be a two-way street, but some residents in a Brooklyn neighborhood say they’ve hit a dead end with the Department of Transportation on traffic alterations.

01/07/2011

(Credit: AP Photo/Mike Derer)

Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — In this segment of Eye on New York, the locals mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about New York City’s traffic problems. Everything from parking to congestion to nasty, […]

10/31/2010