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Stamford Train Station Parking Garage Closed Due To Chunks Of Falling Concrete

Expect traffic delays around the Stamford Transportation Center Tuesday morning as a garage with hundreds of parking spaces was suddenly closed Monday.

04/14/2015

The New York City Department of Transportation says 450 "love locks" have been removed from the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: NYC DOT)

450 ‘Love Locks’ Removed From Brooklyn Bridge, Thrown Away

The New York City Department of Transportation announced Monday that has been cracking down on the “love locks” that couples attach to the Brooklyn Bridge.

04/07/2015

A design proposal for 60th Street and Queens Boulevard. (credit: DOT)

DOT To Invest $100 Million To Make Queens Boulevard Safer

There are big plans to make Queens Boulevard safer with wider medians, increased pedestrian space and protected bike lanes.

04/01/2015

Brooklyn residents say newly installed LED lights are keeping them awake at night. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Blinded By The Light? Brooklyn Residents Say LED Street Lights Are A Nuisance

Brooklyn residents say the city has cast their neighborhood in a harsh new light.

03/20/2015

I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Electronic Tolling Bill Clears Connecticut Transportation Committee

A bill that could lead to electronic tolls on Connecticut’s highways has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

03/18/2015

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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