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New Yorkers wait in traffic as they head into Manhattan from Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday’s Commute Will Still Be ‘Slower Than Normal’

In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.

11/04/2012

A New York City Police Officer watches for cars that do not have the required 3 or more passengers from entering the Manhattan Bridge from the BQE Expressway on November 1, 2012. (credit: Beth Keiser/Getty Images)

Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon

“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”

11/02/2012

Traffic Approaching The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: Matt Overton)

Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into Manhattan

Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.

11/01/2012

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Lhota: MTA ‘Has Never Faced A Disaster’ Like Sandy

The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.

10/30/2012

Tim Tebow (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Dyer: The Tebow We Know Wouldn’t Ask For A Trade

Simply, Tim Tebow is a fighter and not one to back down from a challenge. It would be out of personality for Tebow to not want to stick it out in New York, and the reason might well go beyond the field.

09/13/2012

Lincoln Tunnel Helix (credit: Google Maps/Google Earth)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – No Pain, No Gain

Making your commute smoother down the road requires pain now.

09/11/2012

Sen. Robert Menendez at a news conference announcing federal grant for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

North Jersey Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant To Add Dozens More First Responders

Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue are often among the first on the scene for incidents at the Lincoln Tunnel, commuter train and Amtrak tunnels and the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/10/2012

David Coulthard (credit: CBS 2)

Race Car Driver Speeds Through Lincoln Tunnel At Nearly 200 MPH

David Coulthard made the 1.5 mile trip from Weehawken to Manhattan in under a minute.

08/17/2012

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Construction Work Begins On Lincoln Tunnel Helix

New York-bound motorists who use the tunnel during the overnight hours will face detours and delays.

08/06/2012

The entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel - Weehawken, NJ - File Photo

Port Authority To Begin Repairs On Lincoln Tunnel’s Helix

Drivers who use the Lincoln Tunnel during the overnight hours will face detours and delays beginning Monday.

08/03/2012

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

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

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit Officials Calling This Weekend The Busiest In The Agency’s History

There are two major concerts in New Jersey this weekend, not to mention Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. So, of course, this is the perfect weekend to start a big road-construction project that will snarl NJ Transit bus routes.

05/19/2012

The entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel - Weehawken, NJ - File Photo

Disabled Truck Snarls Lincoln Tunnel Traffic

Commuters who ride buses from New Jersey into Manhattan are facing delays of up to 30 minutes getting to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

05/10/2012

FILE - Police watch traffic entering the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Over Height Tractor-Trailer Gets Stuck, Causes Major Delays At Lincoln Tunnel

Around 9:30 a.m., an over height tractor-trailer tried to drive into the New Jersey-bound north tube of the tunnel when it hit the top of the entrance and became stuck.

05/07/2012

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