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Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Rails Against Higher Fares As MTA Toll Increases Are Set To Take Effect

In less than a week, cash tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will hit $15.

02/25/2013

Mother falcon circles as her chicks are banded 693-feet atop the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge is in the background. (credit: MTA)

Staten Island Residents Protest Against Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Toll

Staten Island residents on Saturday protested against the toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has now reached $15.

01/26/2013

2011 NYC Marathon (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Decision To Run NYC Marathon After Sandy Stirs Debate

Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.

11/01/2012

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Officers Save Boy With Seat Belt Wrapped Around His Neck On Verrazano Bridge

Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Officer Edward Grimm and Officer Lee Simons got to the vehicle and saw little Arthur Tyminsky with the seat belt wrapped around his neck about eight times

10/19/2012

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Staten Island Councilman James Oddo Objects To MTA Toll Hike

The MTA toll hike plan released Monday calls for $15 cash toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and one City Councilman raising his objection.

10/16/2012

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Police: Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash On The Belt Parkway

A Staten Island man driving on a suspended license has been charged for causing a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday that injured nearly a dozen people on the Belt Parkway after he was pulled over for speeding, police said.

06/26/2012

A peregrine falcon chick is held atop the Throgs Neck Bridge - May 25, 2012 (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin)

Seven New Peregrine Falcon Chicks Call MTA Bridges Home

You think you’re on top of the world? Well, you don’t have anything on these chicks.

06/04/2012

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

TD Five Boro Bike Tour Is Great For Riders, Not So Great For Drivers

Organizer Ken Podziba told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is a major gain for “our great city.” But it’s certainly a pain for many taxi drivers.

05/06/2012

A cargo ship waits in the harbor to enter ports in New York and New Jersey in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Getting Ready For Bigger Ships In Near Future

Ports on the East Coast, including New York, are scrambling to prepare for larger ships that will be in use once the Panama Canal is expanded in 2014.

04/19/2012

A US Coast Guard ship sails by the Statue of Liberty during the OpSail 2000 Parade of Tall Ships in July 2000.  (credit: Joyce Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Tall Ships To Sail Into New York City For OpSail 2012

OpSail 2012 will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

04/12/2012

2010 NYC Marathon

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Snarles Traffic On Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

All lanes have reopened after a jackknifed tractor-trailer closed the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Tuesday afternoon.

12/06/2011

New York City Marathon, November 6, 2011. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado Win 2011 NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won men’s division in a course record time and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won the women’s race.

11/06/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

A Staten Island Ferry makes its ways north from Staten Island to Manhattan with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Wants Feds To Remove Ammo From Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.

06/30/2011

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