Traffic

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

Traffic on the FDR Drive after a tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Gets Stuck Under Overpass On FDR Drive

It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.

11/21/2013

A multi-car crash on the Gowanus Expressway, Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

4 Hurt In Multi-Car Crash On Gowanus Expressway

Nearly a dozen cars were involved in the crash that happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound HOV lanes near Sixth Avenue.

11/20/2013

GWB Repairs

Rush On For Repairs On George Washington Bridge After Concrete Crumbles

Repairs on the bridge were expected to last through Tuesday morning.

11/18/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

Stamford Metro North Problems

How To Survive The Metro-North New Haven Line Disruption

After experiencing power problems, it doesn’t appear service will be returning to normal any time soon on Metro-North’s New Haven line, leaving tens of thousands of commuters traveling in and out of New York City scrambling to devise alternative routes to and from work.We’re here to help. Here, find links and info to help you navigate the changes to your commute.

09/26/2013

United Nations General Assembly traffic advisory on Second Avenue (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Street Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly is getting under way Monday, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side all week.

09/23/2013

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge following a tanker accident on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Leaking Tanker, Accident Cause Afternoon Traffic Mess On George Washington Bridge

Three lanes of the inbound upper deck were closed due to the tanker leak. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m., authorities said. The tanker was cleared as of 4 p.m. but delays remained, authorities said.

08/15/2013

Taylor Swift (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

NJDOT Takes Blame For Massive Traffic Following Taylor Swift’s MetLife Stadium Concert

Fans stuck in traffic coming home from the Taylor Swift concert at MetLife Stadium Saturday night likely thought they were never, ever getting home.

07/18/2013

A car involved in a crash is seen on the Long Island Expressway in Jericho, NY on Friday, June 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating Long Island Expressway Crash In Jericho

A 47-year-old man was driving east on the L.I.E. when he somehow lost control of his Nissan SUV and hit the center median, police said.

06/21/2013

Traffic mess on Cross Bronx Approach to GWB (CBS 2)

Vehicle Fire Triggers Earlier Big Delays On GWB Approaches

The Port Authority said the traffic nightmare all started when an RV caught fire on lower level of the bridge.

06/20/2013

Traffic at the Sprain Brook merge onto the Bronx River Parkway, June 3, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Major Delays Remain As Bronx River Parkway Reopens In Yonkers

Both lanes were shut down in Yonkers due to a suspicious package. The all-clear was given around 5:15 p.m.

06/03/2013

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Talking Memorial Day Travel With AAA’s Robert Sinclair

AAA Travel projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year.

05/23/2013

Map of Route 347 Improvement Projects (credit: NYS DOT)

Project To Ease Port Jefferson Station Traffic Slated To Begin

The $25.6 million project at the busy intersection of Routes 347 and 112 at Port Jefferson Station is designed to improve traffic flow and safety.

05/13/2013

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