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One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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Replica Of Long-Lost Verrazzano Sculpture Unveiled In Brooklyn

The unveiling was held at John J. Carty Park in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

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

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MTA Begins Public Hearings On Plans For Toll And Fare Hikes

Among the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.

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

Water main break floods Bronx subway station (Credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Floods Bronx Subway Station; Part Of 6 Line Suspended

The 6 subway line is suspended between Third Avenue-138th Street and Hunts Point Avenue.

11/22/2014

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Drivers Cry Foul After Learning Of E-ZPass Discount Deception

Thanksgiving is a week away and AAA estimates 41 million drivers will hit the road for the holiday. Many with E-ZPass will face a discount deception once they cross state lines.

11/20/2014

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

B, Q And F Train Service To Be Suspended For 10 Days In Southern Brooklyn

Subway service on the B, Q and F trains in southern Brooklyn will be suspended for 10 days beginning Friday, as crews replace switches and conduct other maintenance.

11/20/2014

E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

James Muriel was the motorman driving a D Train when a man was shoved off a platform and killed in the Bronx, on Sunday, Nov. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

Motorman: Deadly Subway Shoving Incident Was Like Reliving A Nightmare

The deadly subway push in the Bronx this last weekend left a haunting memory for the motorman who was operating the D Train that took the man’s life.

11/18/2014

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Plans New Campaign Reminding Commuters To Be Courteous To Each Other

Among the behaviors they’re hoping to correct: Hogging multiple seats and taking over the entire pole in a subway car.

11/18/2014

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

The proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.

11/17/2014

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