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Hempstead Turnpike Safety Initiative - Elmont, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officials Announce New Safety Efforts For Hempstead Turnpike

Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..

05/07/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen on Jun 27, 2008 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Mass Transit Cut From New Tappan Zee Bridge, Lowering Cost To $5.2 Billion

The cost of a new Tappan Zee Bridge has been shaved to $5.2 billion by focusing solely on the bridge, a federal agency said Tuesday. That means no mass transit – rail or dedicated bus lanes – at this point.

10/12/2011

The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork.com

NYC Might Not Go Ahead With Sign Changes

The Federal Highway Administration had been requiring all cities to change their street signs to a mix of upper and lower case letters so they’d be easier to read.

12/01/2010

The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork.com

Feds Force NYC To Replace All Street Signs

Is it a safety issue, or just plain stupid? The federal government is requiring New York City to change the lettering on all of its street signs.

09/30/2010