A New Jersey Assembly commiteee has held in contempt the key figure in the scandal surrounding the politically-motivated closure of two lanes of the George Washington Bridge. The vote came after David Wildstein repeatedly asserted his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent over the scandal.
Gov. Christie will address Bridgegate this morning at 11am, and WNYC will carry it live. Chicago's bike share system reopened this morning after nearly a week of winter weather closures. Car thieves are taking advantage of the polar vortex. And: China doubles down on new rail lines.
Governor Cuomo used his State of the State speech on Wednesday to express support for an MTA plan to send Metro-North trains through neighborhoods in the East Bronx.
On Tuesday, New York's governor called New York City's main airports "inexcusable." On Wednesday, he announced he would take over their redevelopment.
D.C.'s Taxicab Commission placed undercover "test passengers" in cabs to find drivers who are violating a slate of new regulations, including mandatory credit card acceptance.
An email message to the central figure in the fray surrounding the closure of traffic lanes to the George Washington Bridge links a top aide to Governor Chris Christie to the growing scandal. "Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee," wrote Christie Aide Bridget Anne Kelly.
Even though the Second Avenue subway won't open until 2016, some businesses are opening along the route in anticipation. Delta is retiring the last of the DC-9's. Locals are wary of a new Minneapolis light rail line. And: San Antonio is finally getting toll lanes.
If you've had to fly anywhere over the last couple of days, chances are your flight has been delayed or canceled. While the weather is one obvious factor, JetBlue says newly implemented FAA rules about pilot rest are part of the reason for its snarled flights.
Its 1970s-era rail cars creaking with age, Metro finally stepped into the 21st century on Monday, as the transit authority unveiled the first four in its fleet of modern trains scheduled to begin carrying passengers by the end of the year.
New York's bike share program is experiencing its first winter, and even though ridership is dipping with the temperatures, Citi Bikers are riding anyway.
Following a tough year, the head of New York's Metro-North is stepping down. San Francisco will charge Silicon Valley buses for the use of public bus stops. And while the central and eastern U.S. grits their collective teeth in the face of the polar vortex, Alaskans are tooling around on fat bikes.
A proposed deal to bring a soccer stadium to the Bronx would bail out the bondholders of a set of failed parking garages and delay payments to the New York City until 2056, according to an analysis released by the Independent Budget Office. The controversial garages, which paved over a park, have already cost taxpayers millions.
Freezing weather and snow is playing havoc with flights in the U.S. Cuba has lifted its ban on importing cars for the first time since 1959. More on the Port Authority and the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. And: check out Yangon's circular train.
Arlington County -- one of the most densely populated places in Virginia -- has already voted to move ahead with a streetcar plan. Now it must figure out how to pay for it.
A snowstorm blankets the northeast, but transit keeps on running. China's gridlock problem is massive. Schoolbuses in Maryland are ready to photograph cars that illegally pass. And: check out the lost subways of London -- complete with WWII posters.
What you need to know to get around the region Friday. And by the way, Mayor Bil de Blasio and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty warn: stay inside. It will be COLD. And with windy conditions and cold, dry snow, even plowed streets can get covered up soon. Governor Chris Christie is agreeing. He's declared a state of emergency, and is "encouraging all New Jerseyans to stay off the roads if possible."
In his first working day in office, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said his administration would "focus a lot of energy" on reducing traffic fatalities, calling the issue "a huge public safety issue." His remarks came at the swearing in of his Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton.