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Broad and Market Streets in Newark (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Study: N.J. Red-Light Cameras May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

The Transportation Department study found the number of right-angle crashes was down by 15 percent in the first year in spots with cameras, while rear-end collisions were up 20 percent.

11/27/2012

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Officials: Flooding Likely Sparked Electrical Fire In Financial District Building

Fire officials were investigating Saturday morning after a blaze broke out at a storm-damaged skyscraper in Lower Manhattan.

11/24/2012

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Fire Breaks Out At Financial District Building Damaged By Sandy

A fire broke out Friday morning at an office skyscraper in Lower Manhattan that was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

11/23/2012

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Fall Metro-North Schedule To Add 45 New Haven Line Trains Each Week

A new fall train schedule begins on Sunday with 45 additional New Haven Line trains each week, including 30 new weekend trains. There will also be increased service for customers traveling to Greenwich and Stamford during the weekday.

10/13/2012

Parking Meter (file / credit: clipart.com)

Community Board 3 Set To Vote On PARK Smart Parking Plan In Jackson Heights

The plan would increase the time limits on parking meters from one hour to two hours in some places, including 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. But it would also cost more.

09/29/2012

LOOK Ad Campaign (credit: NYC DOT)

City Launches New Campaign To Get Drivers, Pedestrians To LOOK!

The campaign features pavement markers, with eyes drawn inside the “O’s” in the word “LOOK!,” painted in crosswalks at 110 intersections across the city.

09/20/2012

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

6 1/2 Half Avenue in Midtown (credit: CBS 2)

Stop Signs Along Midtown’s 6 1/2 Avenue Catching Drivers By Surprise

It’s the most basic of all traffic control signs, but “stop” seems more like a suggestion than a command for driver after driver at stop signs on 51st through 56th streets.

07/19/2012

George Washington Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Three-Month-Long Commuter Alert In Effect As Construction Begins On Alexander Hamilton Bridge

A major construction project on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge is now under way, so get ready for some added stress and miles of backups all the way into New Jersey.

07/15/2012

A delivery man puts on his helmet outside Lenny's on 84th Street and Columbus Avenue. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

City’s DOT Set To Put The Brakes On Out-Of-Control Bicycle Deliverymen

Starting Monday, the DOT will begin sending out a six-person team of inspectors who will provide information to restaurants on the Upper West Side about legal requirements as it relates to safety.

07/13/2012

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

10 Emergency Pull-Off Areas Coming To LIE In Wake Of Nassau Cop’s Death

The federal study of the 7.2 mile stretch was called for after the death of Officer Michael Califano, a highway patrolman from Wantagh who was killed by a truck during a routine stop at night in early February of 2011.

07/09/2012

Bike Trail On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

$1 Million Commitment For New Beach Bike Trails On Long Island Is In Motion

Thursday was a gorgeous day for a bike ride, but Long Islanders know that they can’t ride the bike to the beach, as the state-run bike trails stop short. But that will soon change.

06/28/2012

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Drivers Fed Up With Traffic Jams From Multiple Highway Construction Projects

The combined effect is a traffic nightmare and has many residents asking why the state can’t focus on one project at a time.

06/25/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces details of the Citi Bike program - New York, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Poll: Most New Yorkers Support Citi Bike Program, But Are Concerned About Parking

A new Quinnipiac University poll showed that residents strongly support the Citi Bike program, but many are worried about losing precious parking spaces to bikes.

05/12/2012

Mosquito Pamphlet (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper West Side Residents Getting City’s Attention As Mosquitoes Plague Neighborhood

CBS 2 was the first to report on the invasion of sewer-bred mosquitoes last year, and they are back with a vengeance. But bite-weary residents are now finally getting the city’s full attention.

05/11/2012

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