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A plow is driven in Times Square following road closures on January 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Christie Lifts Travel Ban South Of I-195; Other Travel Bans, Transit Suspensions Remain In Effect Across Tri-State

Travel bans and transit service suspensions remain in effect Tuesday as snow continues to fall across the Tri-State area.

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Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

8 hours ago

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Here We Go Again: MTA Board To Vote On Potential Fare Hikes On Jan. 22

Whether you travel by road or rail, your commute could soon get more expensive.

01/14/2015

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Another Swastika Found At Cedarhurst LIRR Station

Another swastika was found etched into a glass panel at the Long Island Rail Road station in Cedarhurst on Monday.

01/13/2015

The FDNY was called to Penn Station on Wednesday, Jan. 7 for a smoke condition. (Credit: Gina Herold)

Firefighters Sent To Penn Station For Smoke Condition

Firefighters were sent to Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after smoke filled an electrical room.

01/07/2015

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

Santas Swarm Midtown For Annual SantaCon Pub Crawl

Beginning at 10 a.m. the Christmas-clad participants will down drinks at dozens of bars across Midtown.

12/13/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Warns Of Delays On LIRR Due To East Side Access Project

Two of the four East River tunnels were shut down Friday night and won’t reopen until 5 a.m. on Monday.

12/06/2014

(Credit: CBS2)

Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Commuters: Too Many Cars, Not Enough Spaces

Many cars and not enough parking spaces—it’s a problem all too familiar to railroad commuters. Now, some are paying a hefty price for trying to solve it on their own.

12/03/2014

A subway turnstile readout reads "insufficient fare." (Credit: CBS2)

Commuter Woes Continue For Thousands Of LIRR, Metro-North Riders After Computer Glitch

Riders whose monthly railroad pass doubles as a MetroCard on the subway received a message saying “insufficient fare” when they swiped their cards.

12/02/2014

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway Access

A glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.

12/01/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

"Manhattan West" Construction just west of Ninth Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

Platform Over Train Tracks Completed In New Manhattan West Neighborhood

The two-acre platform located between 9th and 10th avenues between 31st and 33rd streets is bigger than Bryant Park and was built over active Amtrak, LIRR and NJ Transit tracks.

11/18/2014

Sketch of man whose body was found dismembered in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Sketch Of Man Whose Dismembered Body Was Found In Queens

The medical examiner’s office determined the body parts belonged to a 30-year-old white man, but police have not been able to identify the victim.

11/08/2014

Penn Station

Penn Station Elevator Fire Causes NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Delays

A fire in a freight elevator at Penn Station caused delays on both NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road trains during the Friday evening commute.

11/07/2014

Bernard Jenkins, 58, is charged with stealing copper cable multiple times from the Long Island Rail Road system. (Credit: MTA Police)

Police: Man Stole Copper From LIRR Tracks, Snagged Thursday Morning Commute

A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.

10/31/2014

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