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Pelham Bay residents have called for action after another serious accident. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Demand Action Following Serious Accident At Bronx Intersection

Another serious car accident at a dangerous Bronx intersection has residents demanding action.

10/15/2014

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South Windsor Official Wants To Speed Up Approval Process For State Roads Involved In Town Projects

One town manager in Connecticut complaining about the local road project program said waiting for the OK from the state of the feds is the problem.

10/10/2014

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Seen At 11: Drivers Question Motive Of Speed Camera Program

New York City is using cameras to catch speeding drivers now more than ever. They’re supposed to help keep pedestrians safe, but some drivers say the city is motivated by something entirely different.

10/07/2014

Residents say an exit ramp on the Staten Island Expressway has created dangerous traffic conditions. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents: New Expressway Exit Ramp Is Causing Chaos On Staten Island

When the exit opened in mid-August there were no street markings, leaving drivers confused. The Expressway, Ocean Terrace, and Witteman Place all funnel onto Milford Drive.

09/19/2014

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National Study: N.J. Roads Ranked Among The Worst

When it comes to the condition of state roads, a new study ranks New Jersey as one of the lowest in the nation.

09/18/2014

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmakers To Discuss Joining Major Transportation Agencies

New Jersey is almost out of money to pay for its roads, so at a hearing next week, lawmakers will look into merging three big agencies.

09/16/2014

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Study Underway To Gauge Effectiveness Of New Coastal Protection Methods

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are launching a study of the effectiveness of new methods to protect coastal towns from storms.

08/25/2014

This and other cryptic art road signs by Ryan McGinness were installed for the Summer Streets festival. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Target Cryptic Road Signs Installed For Summer Streets

Some bizarre signs have been posted on lamp posts around New York City — but just as quickly as they were put up, someone stole most of them.

08/08/2014

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Upper East Side Neighborhood Calls For City To Fix Troublesome Manhole Cover

As a foreign correspondent for Newsweek, Richard Chesnoff survived wars and riots. Yet he said it was a brush with a New York City sidewalk that left him wounded — 23 stitches in the ankle and a bruise on his leg.

07/30/2014

Muni-meter on the Upper West Side. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Assemblyman To Distribute Plastic Holders For ‘Flimsy’ Muni Meter Receipts

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has partnered with the city Department of Transportation for an effort to distribute receipt holders for those who park using Muni meters.

07/22/2014

Hutchinson River Parkway in Rye Brook, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Westchester, State Officials Work To Prevent Truck Accidents At Overpasses

The latest incident involving a truck hitting a parkway overpass has officials taking another look at how to stop this from happening again, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

07/22/2014

A major resurfacing project was set to begin on the Palisades Interstate Parkway on Monday, July 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Crews Kickoff $11.2-Million Palisades Parkway Facelift

Road renovations were underway on the Palisades Parkway, on Monday night. The DOT took action following a CBS 2 report on the pothole ridden road over the winter.

07/21/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council’s Speed Limit Bill May Be Stopped In Its Tracks

State Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council’s measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.

06/19/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: An Inside Look At New York City’s Speed Camera Cars

The words “smile, you’re on candid camera” have taken on new meaning in the city’s crackdown on speeding motorists.

06/18/2014

File -- Heavy traffic exits the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drive into Manhattan. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Southbound Lane Of Henry Hudson Parkway Closed For Repairs

It could be slow going for commuters who take the Henry Hudson Parkway into Manhattan as one of three southbound lanes will be closed for the next week for repairs.

06/16/2014

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