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I-95 in Fairfield County, CT (file / credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Infrastructure To Get $1.8 Billion Facelift Through 2018

The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.

04/16/2014

Super Bowl Black Hawk Helicopter

Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.

01/30/2014

Metro-North Power

Deadly Derailment Is Latest Mishap In Year Of Trouble For Metro-North

The deadly crash in the Bronx Sunday was the second train derailment in just six months for the Metro-North Railroad, and prevents the rail service with another problem in a year already plagued by safety issues.

12/01/2013

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

New B44 Select Bus Service Met With Confusion, Frustration By Some Straphangers

Sunday’s debut of the new B44 Select Bus Service in Brooklyn is an attempt to cut down travel time along one of the city’s busiest routes, but some riders aren’t taking well to the change.

11/17/2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (C) meets with Conn. officials, July 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Gov. Dannel Malloy)

New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. Lawmakers

Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.

07/22/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Calls On Feds To Reimburse L.I. Schools For Sandy-Related Travel Costs

Sen. Charles Schumer said more than a dozen school districts on Long Island spent more than $1 million to provide transportation to some 1,000 displaced students.

04/08/2013

Bicycle lanes in NYC. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Approve of Bike Lanes

The New York Times poll has found that when asked if bike lanes are a good idea or bad idea, 66 percent of New Yorkers say they were a good idea, with the highest support coming from Manhattan.

08/22/2012

Photo Credit: summerstreets

NYC Summer Streets Guide

The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.

07/31/2012

Credit: Google Street View

Maryland Man Struck, Killed By Cab In Hudson Square

A Maryland man was killed by a taxi in Hudson Square on Sunday morning, according to authorities.

04/29/2012

Credit Suffolk County PD

Two Men Arrested, Charged In Connection With DWI On Long Island

Two men were arrested on Monday and charged with a number of crimes in connection with a suspected DWI on Long Island.

04/23/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police: Driver Killed In LI Crash Had History Of Traffic Accidents

The driver who was killed in a head-on collision in Suffolk County on Saturday night, had previously been involved in two hit-and-run accidents, according to police.

04/08/2012

LIRR

Local Commuters May Receive Tax Break On Transportation

Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.

03/11/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Doctors Warn Passengers Who Don’t Wear Seat Belts Of Facial Injuries From Taxi Partitions

Doctors say that taxi passengers who neglect to wear seatbelts are suffering from terrible facial injuries, even in minor fender-benders.

03/11/2012

Governor Chris Christie  (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Gov. Christie To Discuss Transportation Funding Plan

Wednesday’s meeting was sponsored by the nonprofit Alliance for Action, a coalition of business, labor and government leaders.

03/02/2011

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