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Caldwell Melting Ice

Melting Snow, Ice Make For Dangers On Sidewalks And Streets

The Tri-State Area experienced a meltdown as the temperatures rose Thursday, leaving sidewalks sloppy and slushy – and creating dangerous conditions.

02/20/2014

Ice: Pedestrian Hazards

Officials Warn Of Dangers For Pedestrians As Icy Conditions Bear Down

The icy weather coming Wednesday could make for some treacherous footing, and everyone in the Tri-State Area was advised to make sure they tread carefully.

02/04/2014

A BoltBus in Midtown Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Business Owners Speak Out At Hearing On Pickups For Inter-City Buses

Inter-city buses such as Bolt Bus have been a hit with passengers. But the growing popularity means crowded sidewalks and clogged traffic as buses pick up and drop off.

06/10/2013

Parents in Tenafly, New Jersey say picking up their kids is dangerous because a lack of sidewalks forces them to walk in the middle of the road. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents At Tenafly School Complain Of Unsafe Area To Pick Up Students

Parents at a suburban school in New Jersey say the roads around the school are dangerous and they need sidewalks. Some nearby residents, however, responded by saying, “not in our front yard.”

06/13/2011

Tickets For Unsafe Bicycle Riding In NYC On The Rise

The NYPD has issued nearly 14,000 tickets so far this year for cyclists who run red lights, ride on sidewalks and bike against traffic.

05/25/2011

Springfield Avenue - Summit, NJ (file / credit: Daniel Case via Wikipedia)

Summit, N.J. Considers Adding More Sidewalks To Make Walking Safer

Part of the appeal of upscale Summit is the shady streets, the impeccably maintained Colonials and Tudors, and the lush lawns that stretch right up to the curb.

05/04/2011

An ice scraper falls victim to the latest snowstorm - Montvale, NJ - Feb 2, 2011 - Photo: Tim Scheld / WCBS 880

Freezing Rain, Accumulating Ice Make Slushy Mess In NJ

Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.

02/02/2011

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Yorktown To Drivers: Please Stay Off The Roads

Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.

02/02/2011

A woman carries an umbrella as she walks down the sidewalk during heavy snow December, 26, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Slush Olympics: Snow Makes It Tough For Pedestrians, Too

Snow mounds left by plows have created a sort of slalom course for cars on the roads, and on the sidewalks, pedestrians don’t have it much easier.

12/29/2010

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Long Island Woman Fights For More Sidewalks

Trucks, cars, and minivans rush by you at high speeds on Long Island Avenue in Deer Park.

10/21/2010

Smithtown Sidewalk (Photo/CBS 2)

Sidewalk Repairs Become An Issue In Smithtown

Homeowners in Smithtown are unhappy over a plan that would force them to shell out thousands of dollars to repair crumbling sidewalks.

10/05/2010

A crumbled sidewalk - Smithtown, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Who Should Pay For L.I. Sidewalk Repairs?

Officials at one Long Island town are considering making property owners responsible for sidewalk repairs.

10/05/2010