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Operation Safe Cycle

NYPD Continues Crackdown On Unsafe Cycling

Operation Safe Cycle is part of a new initiative to get bikers to follow the rules of the road.

08/14/2014

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NYPD Launches 2-Week Bicycle Safety Crackdown

The NYPD on Wednesday began a crackdown on traffic violations committed by bicyclists on the roads.

08/13/2014

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Floodwaters Wreak Havoc On Roads, Strand Motorists In Newark

Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.

06/09/2014

Pothole Repairs

Crews Out In Force Resurfacing Pothole-Laden NYC Roads

The New York City Department of Transportation has been firing on all cylinders this spring, working to fill all the potholes left behind by the brutal winter.

04/08/2014

Baby Deer.

Caution Advised For Drivers During Deer Mating Season

Mating season is under way for deer, and the animals are on the move causing hazards on some Tri-State Area roads.

10/19/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Could Low Federal Loan Shift Tappan Zee Costs To Taxpayers, Drivers?

The plan to rebuild the Tappan Zee Bridge has hit financial uncertainties that could shift more of the $3.9 billion cost to motorists and taxpayers statewide, according to documents and interviews.

09/29/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Exits 57-73 Of LIE To Be Closed Sunday For Snow Removal

With the snow still coming down fast and heavy in parts of Long Island early Saturday, some motorists found themselves stranded all night in their cars with the Long Island Expressway shut down.

02/09/2013

Pedestrians at two busy intersections in Metuchen, N.J., may now use flags to protect them while crossing the street. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrians In Metuchen, N.J., Wave Flags To Warn Motorists

A New Jersey town has decided to fly the flag to stop car-into-pedestrian accidents, placing flags at dangerous crosswalks for walkers to use.

02/06/2013

File - The Holland Tunnel (Photo by Marko Georgiev/Getty Images)

Work Week Begins With Higher Tolls On Bridges And Tunnels

The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

12/02/2012

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New York Steps Up Patrols, Cracks Down On Seatbelt Violators

New York officials say state police issued tickets to nearly 12,700 motorists during a recent two-week seat belt enforcement campaign.

06/16/2012

Garden State Parkway (credit: AP Photo/Mike Derer)

NJ Turnpike Authority Changing Toll System On Garden State Parkway

Officials decided to end the system that allowed motorists who didn’t have enough change to take envelopes and mail the payment.

09/08/2011

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

Average Gas Prices Drop Throughout Tri-State

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.58, down 8 cents from last week. That’s still much higher than the cost a year ago, when motorists were paying $2.61.

08/13/2011

Toll Plaza/File Photo (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Some Drivers With E-ZPass Baffled By Those Without

The MTA says out of its 25 million monthly transactions at nine bridges and tunnels, nearly 80 percent were E-ZPass and 20 percent were cash. The Port Authority says at its crossings, 25 percent are cash, instead of the electronic device.

08/06/2011

Gas Pump (file / credit: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Nearing Record High On Long Island

Gas prices on Long Island were closing in on a record high of $4.34 a gallon for regular unleaded, but according to the AAA, drivers really haven’t cut much on their fuel consumption.

05/05/2011

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Targets Motorists Who Skip On Parking Tickets

The crackdown focuses on motorists of unpaid parking tickets and red light violations. It goes into effect in July. Until then, Nassau is offering motorists a chance to negotiate a reduced settlement.

05/05/2011

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