FDR Drive

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

The rescue unit in the East River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Dies After Slipping, Falling From FDR Drive Into East River

A 15-year-old boy has died after falling from the FDR Drive, officials said. Justin Smith slipped by accident off a railing and fell into the East River near 102nd Street and 105th Street at round 8:15 p.m on Saturday night.

05/13/2012

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

TD Five Boro Bike Tour Is Great For Riders, Not So Great For Drivers

Organizer Ken Podziba told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is a major gain for “our great city.” But it’s certainly a pain for many taxi drivers.

05/06/2012

Police: Wrong Way Driver Caused Fatal Crash On FDR Drive

A driver travelling the wrong way on the FDR drive caused a fatal chain reaction crash early Sunday morning.

02/12/2012

Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

31-Year-Old Man Killed In Four-Car Crash On FDR Drive

Police said a white SUV traveling northbound slammed into one vehicle which then struck a third and fourth car near 84th Street shortly after 2 a.m.

01/31/2012

Map of Matt Green's progress

Matt Green Attempts To Walk Every NYC Street

Two years ago, he was an engineer sitting behind a desk. Then he walked across the country. Now, he’s trying to top that!

01/09/2012

Cross Bronx Expressway - Bronx, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Transportation Planners Identify Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In NYC Area

Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.

12/19/2011

Bike MS New York City (credit: CBS 2)

MS Bike Ride, Pulaski Day Parade Prompt Road Closures Around Manhattan

Events and parades throughout New York City Sunday will cause some road closures and traffic tie-ups.

10/02/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

(credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

SUV Falls From Upper Level Of FDR Drive, Slams Into Cab Below

Eight people are hurt, two of them critically, after an SUV fell from the upper level of the FDR Drive.

07/16/2011

Bike MS New York City (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride For MS Research Funding

The cyclists pedaled for 30 miles on closed roads to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis, and in support of hundreds of programs and services organized by the Southern NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

10/04/2010

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride To Fight MS

Around 5,000 cyclists circled Manhattan on 30 miles of closed roadways during the Bike MS NYC event.

10/03/2010

3 Killed In Motorcycle Crashes In Manhattan, Queens

Three people riding motorcycles have died in two separate accidents in New York City.

08/23/2010

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