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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

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

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

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

The George Washington Bridge is seen from the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Commuters Outraged Over Port Authority Call For Major Toll And PATH Fare Hikes

If they don’t win approval, completion of the World Trade Center and key upgrades at area bridges and airports might not happen. A $1 increase in PATH train fares is also being sought as part of a revenue raising plan the agency says it needs for an “infrastructure overhaul.”

08/05/2011