Traffic

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fort Lee 911 Tapes Detail Gridlock During GWB Lane Closures

For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.

02/28/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bill de Blasio Answers Questions About Running Through Stop Signs, Speeding

The various traffic violations made by his caravan last Thursday came just two days after de Blasio unveiled his “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan, which involves lowering the speed limit and more rigorous enforcement of traffic laws.

02/24/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Takes No Questions On Traffic Violations By His Caravan

Police Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail, which is operated by police, saying the officers did “what they’re trained to do.”

02/21/2014

Pedestrians cross a street in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils Details Of ‘Vision Zero’ Plan To Reduce NYC Traffic Fatalities

Since announcing his “Vision Zero” initiative last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio said an interagency task force has worked to develop new strategies to make streets safer.

02/18/2014

People board MTA bus after on the Lower East Side after snowstorm Feb. 5 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Traffic And Transit Info On Cancellations, Delays Due To Nor’easter

Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.

02/14/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

George Washington Bridge Inbound Upper Lanes Reopen Following Wreck

The upper New York-bound levels of the George Washington Bridge have reopened following an accident involving two tractor-trailers Sunday.

02/02/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 8, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NJ State Police Launches ‘Getting To The Game’ Website Ahead Of Feb. 2 Super Bowl

The “Getting to the Game” website offers an interactive map showing real-time traffic delays in the area of MetLife Stadium. It also includes links to travel information from NJ TRANSIT and the Port Authority.

01/17/2014

A crash on the NJ Turnpike due to icy road conditions on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: NJ State Police/Twitter)

Freezing Rain, Snow Causes Dangerous Driving Conditions

There have been numerous accidents reported on the southbound lanes of the Palisades Parkway near the George Washington Bridge.

01/10/2014

Developing Story 16x9 DL

BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

A woman walks up snow covered subway stairs in Brooklyn following a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit & Travel Updates: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

01/03/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Emergency Road Repairs Finished On George Washington Bridge

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had to close two upper-level westbound lanes on Monday so crews could complete emergency repairs.

12/17/2013

GWB Traffic Nightmare Dec. 13 (CBS 2)

20-Mile Backup On Southbound I-95 Eases Considerably

A major traffic jam on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 caused a backup of up to three hours before clearing up just after 7 p.m.

12/13/2013

Crews make emergency repairs on the George Washington Bridge on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Finish Emergency Repairs On Outbound GWB

Crew worked feverishly through the night to repair a metal plate that shifted near the middle of the bridge where two large potholes had developed.

12/12/2013

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Traffic Expert: ‘Be Calm’ When Returning From Thanksgiving Travels

After the mass-exodus of Tri-State Area residents for the Thanksgiving holiday, a traffic expert had a warning about the influx of return residents.

12/01/2013

A truck approaches the Hunts Point Cooperative Market in the Bronx. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Food Distribution Center Complains About Traffic Changes

The city recently changed traffic around the Hunts Point Cooperative Market to one-way as crews install bike lanes, trees and paths to the area.

11/25/2013

more

previous