With daily COVID cases reaching levels not seen since January, there's new concern that Labor Day weekend travel will only worsen the trend; Lilia Luciano reports for CBS2.
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Health Officials Concerned Labor Day Weekend Travel Will Create Spike In COVID CasesWith daily COVID cases reaching levels not seen since January, there's new concern that Labor Day weekend travel will only worsen the trend; Lilia Luciano reports for CBS2.
Public Transportation Beginning To Resume Service In Ida's AftermathPublic transportation is beginning to resume service in the aftermath of Ida.
Travel Experts Report Lower Traffic At Airports Ahead Of Labor Day WeekendThe holiday weekend is approaching and normally that means a final summer getaway, but with rising concerns over the Delta variant, are people still traveling? And should some people stay home? CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
European Union Removes United States From Safe Countries ListThe latest COVID surge in the United States could mean more restrictions for Americans traveling to Europe. The European Union has removed the U.S. from its safe list of countries; Tina Kraus reports for CBS2.
TSA To Extend Federal Travel Mask MandateThe mandate was set to expire on Sept. 13. It is being extended until January 18, 2022.
Many Say It's Time For U.S. To Loosen International Travel Restrictions Into The CountryCBS2's Kevin Rincon reports from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Dangerous Driving And Road Rage On The Rise On Long IslandYoung drivers out of school, increased vacation traffic, and increased reports of road rage are being blamed on the pandemic. Now, a dangerous driving crackdown is underway on Long Island. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.
JetBlue Keeping HQ In NYCJetBlue will reportedly keep its headquarters in New York City after all.
Officials Say Drivers Are Parking On Highways While Waiting To Pick People Up From AirportOfficials say drivers are parking on highways by airports while waiting for passengers to land. Not only is it dangerous, but it's also illegal; CBS2's Cory James reports.
FAA Approves LaGuardia Airport AirTrain ProjectThe Federal Aviation Administration has given the green light to the LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.
Frustrated Travelers Say They Were Stranded At Airports Across The CountryCBS2's Cory James heard stories about Delta and JetBlue's inability to get them where they needed to go.
Canada To Reopen Borders For Fully Vaccinated TravelersStarting August 9, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents can enter the country.
NJ Rep. Gottheimer Calls For Action On Passport BacklogA New Jersey congressman is calling on the State Department to take urgent action on the massive passport backlog.
Sen. Schumer Trying To Put An End To 'Passport Purgatory'New York's senior senator is calling on the State Department to end the massive backlog of applications and renewals that are preventing people from traveling. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Having Trouble Getting Your Passport Renewed? You're Definitely Not AloneCBS2's Jennifer McLogan has more on the struggle to get in-person appointments and what the government is trying to do about it.
New Report Identifies Cars That Help Teen Drivers Stay SafeSummer driving season is here which can be dangerous for younger drivers. Bradley Blackburn reports.
Busy Travel Expected This Holiday WeekendWith much of the world reopen, people are ready to enjoy the summer holiday, and many are hitting the road. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Planning To Travel This Summer? Here's Everything You Need To Know Before Hitting The RoadTravel is already picking up for the July 4 holiday weekend, and it's expected to be a busy summer. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg has everything you need to know before you book a flight or hit the road.
Travelers May Run Into Roadblocks Over Fourth Of July WeekendThe pandemic put Independence Day celebrations and summer travel on hold in 2020. This year, tens of millions of people plan to heat out for the holiday, but travelers could run into some roadblocks; Dina Demetrius reports for CBS2.
More Than 37 Million Americans Expected To Travel 50 Miles Or More For Memorial Day WeekendAs coronavirus cases drop, restrictions continue to loosen. It comes as Americans are traveling for the Memorial Day holiday weekend in numbers not seen since the pandemic began; Michael George reports for CBS2.
Tri-State Area Residents Eager For A Holiday Getaway As COVID Restrictions EaseThis holiday is the first time since the pandemic began that many people feel comfortable not wearing masks or maintaining a social distance. For some, that means a trip out of town. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon has more on how some people are spending their Memorial Day weekend.
Technical Issue At JFK And Other AirportsA system outage affected airports across the country this morning, including at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
How To Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck With Rewards CardsWhen it comes to credit cards, experts say the average person carries about three, with at least one being a rewards card, but it can take some know-how to get the biggest bang for the bucks you charge; CBSN New York's Jessica Moore reports.
Travel Industry Starting To Pick Up Again As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Vaccinations IncreaseThe travel industry suffered a more than 40% reduction in consumer spending during the pandemic, but things are taking off again. CBS2's Jessica Moore has advice on where to go and how to get there.