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Tri-State Transportation Campaign

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.

04/29/2014

A sign stands at a crosswalk in New York (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Suffolk County’s Route 25 Most Dangerous Road For Pedestrians In Tri-State Area

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,236 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2010 and 2012.

02/06/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Report: LIRR East Side Access To Cost More, Won’t Be Ready Until Next Decade

The effort to bring LIRR trains to a new concourse 10 stories beneath Grand Central was at one time an $8 billion project with a 2013 completion date. But the MTA board will reportedly be told the project could top $10 billion and won’t be ready until 2021 or later.

01/24/2014

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ; Advocates Want More Mass Transit Investments

The report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.

08/29/2013

Hempstead Turnpike - Feb. 26, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Group Releases List Of Tri-State’s Most Dangerous Roads For Walking

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.

02/26/2013

Flooding from Sandy at NJ TRANSIT's Meadows Maintenance Complex Car Shop (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Executive Defends Storing Trains In Low-Lying Areas Ahead Of Sandy

The New Jersey state Assembly held a committee hearing Monday on the damage sustained by NJ TRANSIT’s infrastructure during superstorm Sandy.

12/10/2012

NJ TRANSIT Commuters At Penn Station Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Transit Watchdog Group Calls For ‘Refocus On Maintenance’ By NJ TRANSIT

Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.

11/21/2012

MetroCard machine (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Suburban Commuters Could Face Huge MTA Fare Increases

If the judge’s ruling stands, the fare hikes could be as much as 46% for the Long Island Rail Road and 32% for Metro-North trips, according to an analysis by the fiscal watchdog group Citizens Budget Commission.

09/12/2012

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Report: Older Pedestrians At Greatest Risk Of Being Struck

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign says older pedestrians are more than twice as likely to be killed by cars or trucks than
those under age 60.

08/15/2012

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 - East Rutherford, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass)

Could American Dream Be Traffic Nightmare?

The shopping and entertainment center formerly known as Xanadu could see up to 150,000 visitors a day.

08/01/2012

Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz speaks at a meeting about the Tappan Zee Bridge - White Plains, NY - Jul 25, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Transparency Promised For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Key figures have launched a new website – http://www.newnybridge.com – and a toll-free hotline – 1-855-TZBRIDGE.

07/25/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

New Report Details Most Dangerous Roads In The Tri-State

Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.

03/08/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

Public Weighs In On New Tappan Zee Bridge

On Tuesday night, the public was invited to the Palisades Center mall to sound off on the plans for a new Tappan Zee Bridge to connect Rockland to Westchester.

02/29/2012

Plans for the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Plans For New Tappan Zee Bridge Unveiled; Many Say Mass Transit Component Needed

The first of two public comment periods was held in Tarrytown where officials unveiled the plans for the new Tappan Zee.

10/26/2011

NJ Transit Concourse at Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Gettty Images)

Sen. Mendendez Warns NJT Derailment Sign Of Trouble To Come

This morning’s commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week’s derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.

08/11/2011

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