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The route the Tri-Boro RX transit line would take from the Bronx to Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Proposal Calls For Inter-Borough Train Connecting Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn

The existing freight line that runs from Hunts Point to Bay Ridge would be used for new commuter rail service. One estimate has it carrying 80,000 passengers a day.

08/29/2013

Homes destroyed or damaged by Sandy in Belle Harbor, Queens - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Bloomberg: In Wake Of Sandy, NYC Working On Storm, Climate Prep

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said New York City will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure hospitals are better prepared for storms.

12/06/2012

Federal Grants To Mean Less Congestion On NJT, LIRR And Faster Amtrak Service

The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.

08/23/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Area Airports Look At Expansion

While the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.

07/08/2011

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Planned NY Tunnel Will Increase Property Value

A planned railroad tunnel between New York and New Jersey will increase property values in both states and double the number of people who can quickly get to Manhattan.

CBS 2–07/29/2010