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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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Making your commute smoother down the road requires pain now.
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 made the 1.5 mile trip from Weehawken to Manhattan in under a minute.
New York-bound motorists who use the tunnel during the overnight hours will face detours and delays.
Drivers who use the Lincoln Tunnel during the overnight hours will face detours and delays beginning Monday.
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.
The combined effect is a traffic nightmare and has many residents asking why the state can’t focus on one project at a time.
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.
Commuters who ride buses from New Jersey into Manhattan are facing delays of up to 30 minutes getting to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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.