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Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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

‘Manhattan West’ Development Project Taking Shape On West Side

The sky view on the West Side near Penn Station is slowly disappearing under a canopy of concrete as a mega platform meant to support a massive development called “Manhattan West” progresses.

07/22/2014

Thomas Prendergast addresses the media after talks with unions representing LIRR workers on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven’t Moved At All

Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.

07/14/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Roads, Rails Expected To Be Packed For July Fourth Weekend Getaway

About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.

07/02/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

Penn Station Evacuation

All Clear At Penn Station After Evacuation Due To Suspicious Package

Police and firefighters were reporting to Penn Station Thursday evening, for reports of a suspicious package.

06/05/2014

Officials at the Hudson Yards site on Manhattan's West Side - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

$185 Million Manhattan Tunnel Leads Nowhere, For Now

The 800-foot-long concrete trench could someday lead to two new commuter rail tunnels under the Hudson River to New Jersey, but that will happen only if the billions needed to build them ever materialize.

04/28/2014

Penn Station (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Troubles Slow NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Trains

Trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours Thursday morning due to downed overhead wires at Penn Station.

04/24/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Track Problems Snag LIRR Trains During Evening Rush

A track condition at Penn Station caused major delays on the Long Island Rail Road during the Friday evening rush.

02/21/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Train Experiences Minor Derailment En Route To Penn Station

The 3:16 p.m. train from Dover, N.J. was headed to Penn Station on the Morris/Essex line when the derailment occurred.

02/11/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Completion, Cost Revised For East Side Access Project

Completion of the long-awaited project to link the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal may now be 2023 and cost $10.7 billion.

01/28/2014

Penn Station

Service Back On Track Following Delays, Canceled Trains For LIRR, Amtrak, NJ TRANSIT

It is unclear which tracks the smoke condition originated from, but sources told CBS 2 that it started shortly after 4 p.m Friday.

01/24/2014

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Service Restored After Earlier Signal Problems

Service was suspended shortly before 10 a.m. Monday because of a signal problem east of the East River tunnels.

01/13/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Cuomo Announces Expansion Of Metro-North Railroad To Penn Station

The Penn Station Access Project calls for opening four new Metro-North stations in the Bronx, bypassing the Mott Haven Junction and the Harlem River Lift Bridge.

01/08/2014

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