Verrazano Narrows Bridge

MTA Bridge & Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi was struck and wounded by a car on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Oct. 20, 2013. (credit: CBS2)

MTA: Officer Hit By Car On Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Officer Thomas Choi was reopening the lower roadway of the bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car.

10/20/2013

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

City Council Candidate: Bike Lanes Would Prevent Suicides On Verrazano Bridge

The MTA said a host of issues including the cost, high winds and the weight of the suspension cables would all need to be a part of a feasibility study which would not begin until next year or later.

09/27/2013

In this screen capture from a video provided by the NYPD, police try to talk a man down from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Talk Man Down From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Police talked down a man who was apparently suicidal from the Verrazano Bridge on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Outerbridge Crossing To Be Closed Overnights Through October

Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night. The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday.

07/08/2013

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

Lawmaker: MTA Should Be Buying Local For Verrazano Bridge Steel

More than $2 million of high-tech steel has been pressed into service to replace the upper deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and it is coming from China.

06/22/2013

Baby falcons atop the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge with their nervous mother in the background (credit: MTA)

Four Rare Falcon Chicks Living On GWB Banded By City

The chicks hatched three weeks ago on a girder six feet below the bridge’s lower level. Their parents are among 20 pairs of peregrine falcons living in New York City.

05/21/2013

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Activist To Protest New MTA Toll Hike With Pennies

As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.

03/03/2013

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

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 in 2011. 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

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