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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.

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Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles

It’s the busiest travel time of the year, and we’re here to help you navigate with this comprehensive list of resources.

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"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

NJ TRANSIT bus (file / credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit Bus, Military Vehicle Collide On NJ Turnpike In Newark

The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes near Interchange 14 in Newark.

11/16/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Pushes Land Battle Vs. Mobster’s Kin

At its monthly board meeting Wednesday, the agency voted to approve up to $150,000 to pay for ongoing legal bills to continue the Carmine Franco case.

11/12/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Tweaks Operations For Smoother Commuting

Among the tweaks, Port Authority officers are now managing traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel during peak driving hours, so buses are no longer being diverted into a long line along Tenth Avenue.

11/12/2014

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

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Train Hits, Kills Pedestrian

Trains are rolling again on New Jersey TRANSIT’s North Jersey Coast Line after a train struck and killed a man on the tracks.

11/04/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Expanding Wi-Fi To 30 More Stations This Year

Spokesman William Smith said the agency is aiming to start equipping trains next year — but only certain cars, not the entire train.

10/23/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

N.J. Transit Considers Lawsuit Against Mobster’s Family Over Land Deal

New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to legal battle with a mobster’s family over a land deal.

10/22/2014

Penn Station

Police Investigating Suspicious Powder On NJ TRANSIT Train At Penn Station

NJ TRANSIT said one of its employees found white powder on board one of its trains and alerted authorities.

10/13/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

No Injuries When NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Stolen Car

No one was in the car when the accident occurred around 6:30 a.m. Sunday, NJ.com reported. The vehicle had been reported stolen from a site in that Bergen County community.

10/05/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Minor Injuries Reported After N.J. Transit Light Rail, Vehicle Collide In Jersey City

New Jersey Transit says the driver of the car tried to dart out of the parking lot in order to beat the train.

10/04/2014

Penn Station

Repairs To Sandy-Damaged Hudson, East River Tunnels Could Cut Rail Service

Four rail tunnels that carry trains in and out of New York City may have to be closed one at a time for at least a year to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.

10/02/2014

Commuters exit a PATH train station on August 16, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Transportation Funding Becomes A New Jersey Priority

Funding for transportation projects has long been simmering as an issue in New Jersey. Now, it’s coming to a boil.

09/23/2014

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