Traffic

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

Connecticut Transportation Officials Consider Ideas For Traffic Congestion Relief

Officials met in Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon to consider ideas from experts on how to ease traffic congestion on state highways.

06/04/2014

A pedestrian crosses a street on Broadway at one of the deadliest intersections in Manhattan on February 18, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council To Vote On Traffic Safety Legislation

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council will vote on 17 bills and resolutions that complement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” plan.

05/29/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Five Boro Bike Tour To Snarl Traffic Sunday

Sunday’s bike tour will mean it will be tough for people to get around the city on four wheels.

05/03/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

First Rush Hour Of Pulaski Project Will Be Big Test For Many Commuters

The first day of the two-year closure of the inbound Pulaski Skyway arrived Saturday, though the real test of the new traffic patterns won’t come until Monday.

04/13/2014

Parts of Route 139 will be closed on Sunday morning for roadwork ahead of a long project on the Pulaski Skyway. (Credit CBS 2)

Weekend Of Traffic Headaches Awaits Drivers Traveling Through New Jersey

Construction crews are scrambling to repave the lower portion of Route 139 ahead of work on the Pulaski Skyway that is set to begin later this month.

04/05/2014

Traffic backup on Williamsburg Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Oversized Truck Hits Williamsburg Bridge, Snarls Traffic

The traffic trouble was located on the outer roadway of the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge.

03/27/2014

President Barack Obama shops for clothing for his family alongside store employee Susan Panariello (R) during a visit to a Gap clothing store in New York City, March 11, 2014, to highlight his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Stops At Midtown Gap During NYC Visit

Obama made a trip to an outpost of the Gap in Midtown East, and made a political point in doing so. He came to buy some sweaters for his daughters, athletic wear for his wife and to make a pitch for the minimum wage.

03/11/2014

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

Data Shows More Traffic Delays In NYC, Fairfield County

The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.

03/06/2014

FILE - A commuter in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Wintry Weather Impacting Some Traffic, Transit Across Tri-State

Snow is again slowing the morning commute across the area.

03/03/2014

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

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