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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The George Washington Bridge enveloped by fog - Fort Lee, NJ - Mar 17, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Sen. Lautenberg Calls For Port Authority To Hold Off On Next Toll Hike

Last year, the Port Authority instituted the first round of a two-part toll and fare hike. Now, Sen. Frank Lautenberg wants to stop round two from going into effect.


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Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority Exec Bill Baroni Get Heated About Toll Hikes On Capitol Hill

A hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday focused on an issue that is of major concern to commuters — high tolls. And New York and New Jersey are in the spotlight.


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

Jersey City Man Killed After Colliding With Taxi In Lincoln Tunnel

Officials with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said the accident happened shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday in the tunnel’s south tube.


Entrance to Holland Tunnel - New York, NY - File / Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Holland Tunnel To Close For Road Work

The Port Authority says Manhattan-bound lanes of the Holland Tunnel will be closed from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.


Stephen Colbert (file / credit: Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)

Stephen Colbert Takes Video Of Dirt Biker Popping A Wheelie In Lincoln Tunnel

Getting into New York City during rush hour can test the limits of your patience, but sometimes you see something that just makes your day better, you capture it on video, and you share it with the world.