Traffic

Cross Bronx Expressway Traffic (Kathryn Brown CBS 2)

Study: New York City Is Fourth Worst For Rush Hour Traffic In U.S.

A study conducted by Texas A&M finds New York is the fourth worst region for rush hour traffic in the entire country.

08/26/2015

Seven people were hurt in an early morning crash on the outbound Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Separate Incidents Snarl Manhattan Morning Rush

It was a tough morning commute for drivers and NJ TRANSIT customers after three separate incidents snarled traffic and transit in and out of New York City on Monday.

08/17/2015

An overturned tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway near Melville, NY on Aug. 6, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Traffic Moving Again On Westbound LIE After Tractor-Trailer Crash In Melville

Traffic is moving again on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway after a tractor-trailer overturned early Thursday morning.

08/06/2015

An overturned truck caused massive backups on the NJ Turnpike near Exit 13A in Linden on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Turnpike Reopens Hours After Truck Fire In Linden; Driver Dead

A smoky, fiery inferno erupted on the New Jersey Turnpike in Linden Tuesday morning, after authorities said a dump truck struck beneath an underpass and ended up on its side – leaving the driver dead.

08/04/2015

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Giant Water Slide Comes To Foley Square As Part Of NYC’s Summer Streets Program

This year, there will be everything from a giant 270-foot water slide at Foley Square to art walking tours, bike rentals, a dog park and a zipline.

08/01/2015

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Residual Delays After Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Closes Upper Level Of George Washington Bridge

Traffic is moving again after a fuel spill from a jackknifed tractor-trailer briefly closed the upper level of the George Washington Bridge Monday morning.

07/27/2015

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Commuter Alert: Northbound Lane Of Major Deegan Expressway To Close For Construction

The state Department of Transportation said the construction project will tie up the expressway for about two years.

07/16/2015

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study Finds NYC Worst City To Drive

The study by WalletHub.com calculated traffic delays, the likelihood of having an accident, gas prices and parking rates.

07/16/2015

New road blocks are seen in Central Park as a car ban goes into effect on June 29, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold.CBS2)

No Cars Allowed In Central Park Above 72nd Street As Vehicle Ban Goes Into Effect

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.

06/29/2015

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

Experts: Convenience Of NYC Living Causing More Street Congestion

According to the city’s Department of Transportation, average Manhattan traffic speeds declined from 9.35 mph to 8.51 mph between 2010 and 2014.

06/26/2015

This Memorial Day travel period is expected to be the busiest in 10 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Busiest Memorial Day Travel Period In 10 Years Expected This Year

The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer driver season, and for many, the alternating open roads and traffic jams became a reality Thursday night.

05/21/2015

Lanes are reopened after a crash on the  Tappan Zee Bridge on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Traffic Moving After Crash On Tappan Zee Bridge Between Tractor-Trailer, Cars

A collision between a tractor-trailer and several vehicles on the Tappan Zee Bridge has been cleared.

01/28/2015

A car carrier flipped on the Long Island Expressway near Kissena Boulevard in Queens on Dec. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Snarls Morning Commute In Queens

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway between Main Street and Kissena Boulevard in Flushing.

12/30/2014

Fiery crash on Route 78 in Union, New Jersey on Dec. 6, 2014 (Credit: idelaney21 on Instagram)

1 Dead In Fiery Crash That Snarled Traffic On Route 78 In Union

Police said several vehicles were involved, including a tractor-trailer.

12/06/2014

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

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