The Tri-State Area experienced a meltdown as the temperatures rose Thursday, leaving sidewalks sloppy and slushy – and creating dangerous conditions.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.
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.
Trucks, cars, and minivans rush by you at high speeds on Long Island Avenue in Deer Park.
Homeowners in Smithtown are unhappy over a plan that would force them to shell out thousands of dollars to repair crumbling sidewalks.
Officials at one Long Island town are considering making property owners responsible for sidewalk repairs.