Department of Transportation

Potholes (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey DOT Tries To Tackle 300,000 Potholes

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.

03/14/2015

The New Jersey Department of Transportation will send out 13 pothole killers to make road repairs. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New Jersey To Deploy ‘Pothole Killers’ To Fix Roads After Rough Winter

Even with a break from wintry weather, many local roads are still a mess.

03/09/2015

A city councilman wants to make it easier for drivers to find cars that have been towed for parades and TV shoots. (Credit: CBS2)

Councilman Wants City To Help Drivers Track Down Cars Towed For Parades, TV Shoots

Efforts are underway to end the game of hide and seek that occurs when cars are towed to make way for parades, and other events.

02/27/2015

Crossing at Delancey St. and Pitt st. in the Lower East Side. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

DOT Installs Pedestrian Island, Crosswalk At Dangerous LES Intersection

Crossing Delancey and Pitt streets in the Lower East Side just got safer.

12/12/2014

A red light camera sits at the intersection of Maple and Morris avenues in Springfield, N.J. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Red Light Camera Pilot Program Comes Up On Expiration Date

There are 73 red light cameras in New Jersey and come next month, none of them will be used.

11/14/2014

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 21, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Officials: No Damage Found After Cargo Ship Clips Brooklyn Bridge

Police said the Rainbow Quest vessel was cruising the East River when its light tower struck the bridge at around 11 p.m. Friday

11/08/2014

New 25 mph speed limit signs are seen at the Department of Transportation garage in Maspeth, Queens on Nov. 6, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New 25 MPH NYC Speed Limit Takes Effect Friday

The new default speed limit, which goes into effect Friday, will apply to all streets where no other limit is posted.

11/06/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Councilman: NYC Transportation Infrastructure Is In Desperate Need Of Repairs

A City Council member said New York City’s transportation infrastructure is in serious need of modernization, at a joint hearing of the council Transportation and Economic Development committees Monday.

11/03/2014

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Flushing Commons Construction Causes Traffic, Pedestrian Pains

Flushing Commons will eventually bring open space, housing and retail to downtown Flushing, but right now, construction is creating a problem for pedestrians and drivers alike.

10/30/2014

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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