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Witness’ Photo Leads Police To Alleged Driver In Lower East Side Hit-And-Run

Police this week caught up with a driver who allegedly struck and injured a man on the Lower East Side, after a witness snapped a photo of the driver and provided it to officers.

03/01/2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

East River Rescue

Police Rescue Woman, 49, Found Floating In East River

Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.

08/21/2013

Manhattan Bridge

Police Tighten Bridge Security After Manhattan Bridge Dance Party

CBS 2 has learned that NYPD officers have been told to keep closer tabs on activity on city bridges, a directive issued two days after a flash mob party was held on the Manhattan Bridge’s walkway.

08/12/2013

Manhattan Bridge Dance Party

Manhattan Bridge Walkway Turns Into Nightclub For Overnight Party

The foot path on the Manhattan Bridge turned into a sizzling nightclub for a while Saturday night, until police broke it up and arrested three people.

08/11/2013

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Authorities: 4 Hurt After Tractor Trailer Overturns, Collides With Car On BQE

A tractor trailer overturned and collided with a car on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, authorities said.

04/29/2013

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

MTA Logo  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Firefighters Travel Deep Into Subway Tunnel To Fight Blaze In Cable Room

There were numerous delays and service changes earlier on the B, D, F, N Q and R lines between Manhattan and Brooklyn.

08/14/2012

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

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New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including Bicyclists

Sam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam” to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.

03/23/2012

Flying men over the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: YouTube)

‘Human’ Flying Machines Buzz New York City

Have you recently thought you saw people flying over you around New York City? Well, you did, sort of.

02/03/2012

Brooklyn Waterfront (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Report Calls Into Question Safety, Soundness Of Bridges In New York City Area

Transportation For America has released a report reviewing the state of our nation’s bridges, and its findings about the bridges in our area are sure to raise eyebrows.

10/19/2011

Williamsburg Bridge (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Calls Renewed For Tolls On East River Bridges

One hundred years after tolls were removed from the East River Bridges, Gridlock Sam is calling for them to be reinstated to get money needed for maintenance and repairs.

07/19/2011

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