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NYC e-scooter program slowed by DOT staff shortage
"Well, not so fast on the city's plans to roll out a shared electric scooter program, Transportation Commissioner Polly Trodden Berg told the City Council yesterday that it probably won't happen before marriage. Blasio leaves office at the end of next year because of budget cuts that have left the BOT short staffed right now stand up. Electric scooters have long been a thing and other large cities, especially popular with tourists, but weren't allowed in New York until state lawmakers gave it the OK earlier this year. A pilot program was supposed to begin by March 1st in the
Revel scooters returning to New York City streets after three fatal crashes
"Deadly CBS reporter Max Rosenberg talked with Lynda Lopez on today's afternoon Roundup. Mac, We know the number of crashes are stark. So why the decision to bring these back yet? Linda more than 300 crashes now since the beginning of the year, including those three deaths this summer, you know it's an unprecedented time, obviously, in so many ways and maybe in another year With no pandemic toe worry that it might be a different story. But because the subways for months and months there at the beginning of the pandemic, we're basically empty save for essential workers. These rebels kind of became a resource for a lot of New Yorkers to get from point a to point B without having to worry that being indoors in a subway And that's really the argument here from Transportation commissioner Polish Rottenberg she calls revels, a sustainable mode of transportation and a good alternative. Well have they put new safety measures in place? Oh, yeah, plenty plenty of safety measures here, and it's important to note that rebel was suspended for about a month, and Schanberg said they wanted to find a sweet spot of sorts here of being able to bring it back. But in a safe way, so rebel did not have to go through the customary regulatory process, which may have taken months. So you now have a 30 questions, safety training that all riders have to take in the app. There's also going to be 10 times the amount of in person training so you can train In person with a rebel specialist on how to ride the MO peds safely. That's going to be important for first time writers because the data shows that first time riders makeup for 17% of those crashes that have happened so far. Oh, and then you have the helmet Selfie. You're going to need to take a selfie with a helmet on and upload it to the app and there will be higher fines for violations and the 1st 60 days now of this relaunch revel will be shutting down between the hours of midnight and 5 A.m.. WCBS reporter Max Rosenberg reporting from it's 11 48 for traffic
De Blasio Says New York City Will Enter Phase 2 of Reopening on Monday
"Mayor de Blasio says it's happening Monday face to to corona corona virus virus three three opening opening in in New New York York City City you'll you'll be be able able to to shop shop inside inside retail retail stores stores and and dine dine outdoors outdoors deblasio deblasio says says twenty twenty seven seven thousand restaurants are being allowed to self certify online it's a few clicks to finish application impress and you get a response back this as you're certified go for it make it happen Monday outdoor dining is expected to create parking issues transportation commissioner Polly Trachtenberg says she's on it we don't want to be in the business of towing cars for the metered spaces there is turnover and when restaurants do their application they'll be able to print out a sign that they can put up and then I can grab those spaces and and mark them fees to also means in person retail and the re opening of salons barber shops offices and city playgrounds are being allowed to reopen two really important to use the hand sanitizer wash hands afterwards all sorts of precautions that need to be taken but we believe we can make it work safely and another step in the right direction team sports in the playgrounds are still banned social distancing ambassadors will be monitoring to try and break up any crowds at playing around still also hand out face
Brooklyn will get at least 10 miles of protected bike lanes in 2020
"Good news for bicyclists who want a bike in safety this year the beginning thirty miles of protected bike lanes some of them in Brooklyn's busiest streets WCBS reporter Marla diamond joins us live this morning with latest in downtown Brooklyn Marla and we intend of the thirty protected by claims will be here in Brooklyn which now seventeen of the twenty nine cyclists dance on New York City streets in twenty nineteen department of transportation commissioner poly triton Berg made the announcement on Wednesday after biking to the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge we've really seen the results on the ground you can really really save lives the number of daily bike trips has nearly doubled in this city two four hundred and ninety thousand trips in twenty seventeen from two hundred and fifty thousand and twenty ten protected by planes have proven to cut down on the number of accidents and fatalities according division zero data a single mile of garrison Avenue that sought for speeding related fatalities from twenty seven to twenty sixteen has not had any fatalities since the department of transportation added a two way protected by plane and other safety improvements these new protected by planes are part of the city's fifty eight million dollar green wave plan signed into law in November by the mayor it requires the city to build two hundred and fifty miles a protected bike lanes in the
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WGN Radio
"More visit W. W. W. dot CTEC dot gov slash together good morning it's ten after six they're like puts picked to be the city's transportation commissioner touted reforms to the city's controversial red light and speed camera systems yesterday while defending their effectiveness in slowing down drivers and stopping short of calling for any of the automated cameras removal John Byrne writing about this in the trib and the red light cameras now have you experienced this year behind somebody and they're nervous about the intersection causes a red light camera and then they like slam on the brakes right in front of you or maybe you've done that I mean your life foot frequently said during her mayoral campaign that the city needed to re evaluate regressive finds such as traffic cameras primarily is sold to generate money for the city by ticketing motorists rather than for safety reasons and the acting city department of transportation commissioner G. A. B. I G. only would say she would work with older men you can't fight those things too and then no marker million for day then it on sports deck the we're talking during the break and the ET you you get one of these tickets and you know used to be you could go to court traffic court maybe have a chance not not now right in even if you get a regular parking ticket the hassle to actually go to court and try to prove your case is it really worth the fifty Bucks or snow five Bucks probably not right no can't dispute the pictures either you eat that too you can ask no you probably know about in our household it's like is that you driving that day was that you want me was the full city council said to vote on just GB I Jeez appointment to lead the city's transportation department and she said we have a lot of thinking to do together about where red light cameras go at the enforcement those kinds of issues are very sensitive and very important it's it it it you you look for those signs right in VMware because date you know you can't fight it you just can't you just can't M. but really you hit the intersection and you you don't know what to do you see the sign red light camera and forced the speed up the slow down I is that I know the the northwestern safety people have done studies on this and let's see it's right here a couple years ago northwestern came up with some information on this and they said that the scammers are definitely a deterrent speeds speeds reduce anywhere from ten to eleven percent particularly in areas around parks and schools with which I guess is a good thing but did anybody ever study how many of the rear end collisions have been caused by those red light cameras signs and just just saying not another layer right there in the seat but you drive you drive in the morning okay so Bob's arrives at a traffic light it's four AM and there's no turn on red and there's no one around you can't even turn on red there because there could be the red light camera now shouldn't you be trusted to be able to turn right on red at four AM can we have a little bit of a leeway or something for a living it is a beautiful city with all the taxes we pay can I make a right on red without a red light coming at me I just want the button here and in front of me as part of the control panel the controls when the express lanes open and close that's all I'm asking how that state I'd job six of fourteen coming up the top six of six including your chances of an IRS audit and yelp recognizes a couple of Chicago restaurants among their list of the top one hundred in the country let's go to see first in the news room windy but warmer today little bit of Bobby and a little bit of rain coming in as well of looked at some of the weather apps this morning it looks like we could see some rain starting about ten or eleven.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"Thruway both ways to the top of the bridge working Connecticut on the cake a turnpike shoppers to exit six in Stafford nor Bob into a twenty three in Fairfield and I would like shopping up they less than ten minutes on WCBS and now the five day forecast from Mike let's see any clear to partly cloudy and chilly early this morning low thirty four in Central Park later today sunshine giving way to clouds high forty three degrees rain mixed with wet snow arriving Tuesday evening at mix will continue through Tuesday night though the little or no accumulation in the city of a slushy coating perhaps an inch making million parts of southern New Jersey and across Long Island overnight low thirty three Wednesday mostly cloudy windy and chilly with a few flurries around perhaps even a heavier snow squall hi forty one Thursday sunshine and chilly high thirty four a milder day on Friday with cloudy skies to be rain in the afternoon or at night high fifty one Saturday cloudy and mild with some rain high sixty one all right now it is forty two degrees still windy over LaGuardia twenty five mile an hour gusts clocked over there EE CBS news time one twenty now to Connecticut where lawmakers are looking ahead to a better phone service and internet service on trains how fast the internet is on your commute has been a contentious subject among Connecticut commuters this is transportation commissioner Joe Joe leading this is an issue that when we had our customer our she was the number one request that they have they didn't like losing the signal going to the tunnel Michael is missing along the way this will take care of that issue and not its signal all the way through the hope for lawmakers is that five G. is installed in most new haven line trains in a year as part of a new partnership with eighteen T. that's not the hope for protesters to the planner showed up for the announcement held side by the official saying five G. kills and wireless radiation is harmful to your health like living right next to a wire like a wifi router sitting right next to a sitting on top of it all day long the officials contend that study show from a health perspective there's no difference between five G. four G. three G. and two G. in Norwalk back Rosenberg WCBS newsradio eight eight one twenty one kids facing hard times in life can find a little piece in this week's story for main street in Vernon New Jersey a ski slope that perhaps Peter Pan would like all of this is just for kids no adults get to ski.
'Ultra-fast' internet access coming to New Haven line
"Connecticut officials want to improve internet access for riders of the new haven line W. CBS reporter Mike Rosenberg has more from Norwalk how fast the internet is on your commute has been a contentious subject among Connecticut commuters this is transportation commissioner Joe Joe leading this is an issue that when we had our customer our she was the number one request that they have they didn't like losing the signal going to the tunnel my closing the sing along the way this will take care of that issue and not have a dedicated signal all the way through the hope for lawmakers is that five G. is installed in most new haven line trains in a year as part of a new partnership with eighteen T. that's not the hope for protesters to the planner showed up for the announcement held side by the official saying five G. kills and wireless radiation is harmful to your health like living right next to a wire like a wifi router sitting right next to a sitting on top of it all day long the officials contend that study show from a health perspective there's no difference between five G. four G. three G. and two
67-Year-Old Killed on Christmas Night by Hit-And-Run Driver in Queens, Police Say
"The search is on for a hit and run killer in queens after another deadly pedestrian crash last night the name was reported to me believe it has a story in this live report from the scene in south ozone park he has been police looking for the driver for silver or gray Toyota truck they say hit and killed sixty seven year old Ainsley Dalrymple as he crossed Rockaway Boulevard at a hundred fourteen street around nine thirty last night that cellphone video taken in the aftermath police found Dalrymple unconscious with severe head trauma he was pronounced dead at Jamaica hospital this is the eighth pedestrian killed in just over a week adding to the overall increase in traffic deaths for the first time in six years and since the start of the mayor's vision zero initiative transportation commissioner poly trot Berg said earlier in the week that these are more than just numbers I know certainly from the city hall from the mayor on down DOT an NYPD obviously we grieve over all these fatalities and and really pushes us to want to do even more that would just days left in the year one hundred and eighteen pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles three more than all of last year Samantha we've been ten ten wins live in south ozone park
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Seventy five degrees fair skies in New York good evening I'm Paul James wins news time at the tone ten thirty the mayor wants to make the city more bicycle friendly and safer for cyclists the sharp increase in cyclists fatalities in twenty nineteen follows the safest year on record in twenty eighteen transportation commissioner poly Trachtenburg can't see if there's something specific behind it but preliminary analysis shows the spike is really very heavy in Brooklyn a lot of them have involved trucks the plan to address it calls for stepped up enforcement and eventually eighty more miles are protected by planes across the burrows which are expected to eliminate thousands of parking spots biking to work is growing twice as fast here as in any other major American city that's a very good thing the mayor was asked if more enforcement against cyclists as part of it too of course we're going to enforcement on everyone but he says he thinks it was a mistake for the NYPD to ticket cyclist aggressively right after a tragedy so on your ring content and wins with the mayor in bay ridge Nissan thirty one from a ram trucks traffic center his relatives are so so doing with that accident on the F. C. R. heading north and it's approaching fifty third the right lane is blocked those delays back towards around twenty third and here's what we see on one islands and big three not much LA in the northern state nice and clear southern state parkway heading eastbound you have got construction going on in the area of around Merrick Avenue blocking a lane in New Jersey crash in the garden state parkway north town approaching exit one forty five route two eighty that is taking out the right lane and south on ninety five the express lanes it is stop and go is starting my broad Avenue heading towards a route forty six here's what you need to know about the bridges and tunnels the George inbound no issues there out bouncing a twenty to twenty five minutes away Lincoln tunnel moves while the hospital in down nice and clear but out found fifteen minutes the Brooklyn Bridge getting into Brooklyn slammed in the Queensboro bridge Manhattan bound both levels it's a crawl I'm Rebecca his arrows next report ten forty one on ten ten wins at farmers insurance we know every windshield collision has a unique sound beetle bird book drone seen it covered it click for more we are farmers hundred my for Mr.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Effect for the tri-state noon tomorrow to six. AM thursday. Police say two brothers who arrested questioned released from custody the jussie smaller case met with prosecutors and police at the courthouse there today after determining tip. They may have been an apartment elevator was small. It was not credible. And a letter is now at the center of the attack empire actor Jesse small Ed says he experienced in Chicago to federal officials conferring ABC news that the FBI a US postal inspection service are currently investigating whether jussie smollet played a role in sending the threatening letter addressed to him a week before the alleged attack. According to law enforcement sources the two brothers who were interrogated after the alleged attack told police that smollet staged the attack after the threatening letter didn't get enough attention. Detectives are still trying to verify their story. Correspondent Ryan burrow reporting. Meantime, TMZ reporting that his screen time on empire apparently getting cut down wins. News time nine oh. Seven sex abuse allegations against a late Long Island Bishop from two women who say the late Bishop John Mcgann, abused them and others. During the nineteen sixties and seventies. They announced that the press conference today by their attorney group road to recovery according to Newsday. The group wants Mcgann defrock posthumously. A new plan that's part of the mayor's vision zero campaign. The next phase of vision zero identifies traffic corridors each borrow for better safety measures transportation Commissioner Polly Troughton Burg says they include adjusted time crossings.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Talking about cops who stake out a corner and tickets bicyclists who are behaving perfectly innocuously, for example. Pausing or stopping at a red light on an empty street early in the morning and all of them and then proceeding and then receiving to serial tickets that's happened on at least. Two or more occasions to people all over the city. And then when it's repealed and goes to the DMV being hit with thousands of dollars in fines. You know, I wrote to the retail head of the DMV in Albany and central cruder wrote might be half and got back response sharing. Wow. This sort of behavior is usually associated with a motorist fleeting a police officer, not a bicyclist on a twenty pounds. And it's really just a getting the rigamarole four months. Not just for me also says on the Brian Lehrer show. Vice we ask police BMI PD to use discretion, and that there are no quotas, but NYPD behavior up and lives that also there's no responses in my PD transportation Commissioner no response from him the response from Albany. It's just an ongoing issue. You could check streets, blah, you can check transportation alternatives. George. This is something we do watch very closely. I'm very interested to hear this..
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"Good morning. Eight thirty one thirty three degrees. I'm Steve Simpson. WCTC news. Hear the stories that are trending at this hour breaking within the last hour word that President Trump may be considering pulling all US troops out of Syria. CBS has AMI McCormick reports from the Pentagon. The Wall Street Journal is reporting the US has already started notifying partners that it plans to withdraw. President Trump talked to the Turkish president last week after Turkey threatened to launch an assault on US backed Kurdish forces in Syria. US military officials have argued that pulling out of Syria too soon could allow Islam estate to return and the Pentagon also worried about what would happen to those Kurdish forces who fought the group new bombshell accusations this morning at Facebook. I've gave away your private information to one hundred fifty corporate partners for years. Even after promising regulators that they not share data. Without permission internal documents appear to show that Facebook allowed companies to access information like your private messages and the names of. Virtually all of your Facebook, friends CBS's. Tony dokoupil is here with the potential impact. For users to a new report in the New York Times for years Facebook struck deals to share users personal data with more than one hundred fifty companies including net flicks. Spotify an Amazon among the allegations in the report Facebook allowed Spotify net flicks. And the Royal Bank of Canada to read write and delete users private messages. Amazon was able to obtain users names and contact information through their friends and Microsoft's Bing was able to see the names of virtually all Facebook users friends without consent. Facebook says in a statement that it's winding down the partnership. It's unclear when that unwind began the Senate overwhelmingly passing bipartisan criminal Justice reform Bill last night, the first step act takes an already passed house prison reform Bill that's been rolling around congress for years and mixes in changes to sentencing laws and provides mandatory minimums for various drug offenses. After working through a series of amendments the Senate passed the measure it now goes back to the house for final approval. It's expected to pass in the president has promised to sign it. They'll Rakoff CBS news Washington. The framework of this Bill was first passed during the Obama administration governor elect Tim walls, naming a former speaker of the Minnesota house as transportation Commissioner, and it's also keeping the budget Commissioner of outgoing governor Mark Dayton mall's appointing. Former house speaker Margaret Anderson Kelleher delete min dotty also announced that the budget Commissioner Myron France will keep his job in the new administration. They were among five cabinet appointments walls announced yesterday, a Golden Ball swipe from the top of the conservatory at Saint Pauls. Komo park has been returned gift wrap in a giant Christmas. Stocking officials say somebody's scaled the Marjorie McNeely conservatory over the weekend and stole the financial from the top of the buildings dome. A conservatory official put out a request for information yesterday and anonymous tip led police to a parking lot where they found. The Golden Ball and a large fabric stocking. No one has been arrested in the heist Barron. Wisconsin voice contestant Chris cruzi last night's runner up on the season finale of NBC's singing competition..
Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission
"To obtain users names and contact information through their friends and Microsoft's Bing was able to see the names of virtually all Facebook users friends without consent. Facebook says in a statement that it's winding down the partnership. It's unclear when that unwind began the Senate overwhelmingly passing bipartisan criminal Justice reform Bill last night, the first step act takes an already passed house prison reform Bill that's been rolling around congress for years and mixes in changes to sentencing laws and provides mandatory minimums for various drug offenses. After working through a series of amendments the Senate passed the measure it now goes back to the house for final approval. It's expected to pass in the president has promised to sign it. They'll Rakoff CBS news Washington. The framework of this Bill was first passed during the Obama administration governor elect Tim walls, naming a former speaker of the Minnesota house as transportation Commissioner, and it's also keeping the budget Commissioner of outgoing governor Mark Dayton mall's appointing. Former house speaker Margaret Anderson Kelleher delete min dotty also announced that the budget Commissioner Myron
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"C O news. This hour's top story and story that's trending this morning on Facebook. There's a new scandal at Facebook this morning. A New York Times report says Facebook has been allowing tech giants like apple and Spotify to access your personal information for years. CBS news tech analyst, Larry Magid Facebook have enormous power over the information from it's more than two billion users. And according to the New York Times, it's been abusing this power by sharing that data with other large company without the youth can Fant if true, it's the violation of basic privacy principles and best practices. CBS's anne-marie. Green partner companies got information like phone numbers, Email addresses searches and likes some even got to see private messages. Facebook said in a statement, it's winding down the partnerships. Also in that statement Facebook denies it's violated any FTC rules and says it's found no evidence any of its partners. Have abused users. Data CBS news update, I'm Deborah Rodriguez. Well, new this morning and eighty seven to twelve. Vote last night. The Senate passed a sweeping criminal Justice. Overall Bill was first introduced during the Obama administration the legislation representing three years of negotiations with an emphasis on preparing prisoners to return to society, professor and traum with UNLV's William s Boyd school of law says the new law will give judges more discretion with sentencing, and some drug cases and reduces life sentences for three strike offenders to twenty-five years lowering the mandatory minimum for certain non violent drug offenses. Expanding. Judges ability to give safety valve release. When there is a mandatory minimum, and it allows the judge to go below the mandatory minimum. The legislation is expected to pass in the house this week in President Trump says he plans to enthusiastically, signed the law acting attorney general Matt Whitaker says that bump stock firearms attachments will be banned beginning in late March under a law that prohibits machine gun possessing. These devices have about ninety days either them or turn them into an eight field office before this becomes final and is enforced. The new rule reverses at twenty ten government decision that found bump stocks didn't amount to machine guns. They of course, became a focal point in the gun control debate after they were used in the October twenty seventeen mass shooting in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern US history. The court case against former Trump national security adviser, Michael Flynn is not over just yet Flynn had been expected to be sentenced yesterday in federal court. For lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians instead US district. Judge Emmet Sullivan gave the retired general a tongue lashing for his conduct and raise the prospect that he could still spend time in prison Flynn's lawyers deciding to request a sentencing postponement to allow Flynn cooperate even more with the government cases Flynn also admitting that he did in fact know that it was illegal to lie to the FBI. And then he was not coerced into saying things that were not true, top Republicans and Democrats are engaged in talks to ensure a port and government agencies are not shut down at the end of the week. The top Senate Republican says he's convinced there won't be a Christmas time shutdown of key government agencies. President Trump's view. Thank you, formerly the White House is leaving negotiating the lawmakers, signaling. The president may end up accepting whatever house and Senate leaders agree to separately. The White House says it's exploring whether it can in Washington terms reprogram previously approved funding diverting it from other projects to pay for the border wall. Democrats insist that isn't legal without approval on Capitol Hill. Steven Portnoy CBS news, the White House in Washington state overnight, several homes damaged trees toppled after tornado rare for the area. Touchdown in this Seattle. Suburb of port orchard, Timothy Silverman lives. He says his cars wrecked. But he's okay. Back windows gone. This windows, gone driver windows, gone. No injuries have been reported. Governor elect him walls, naming former speaker of the Minnesota house has transportation Commissioner and is keeping the budget Commissioner of outgoing governor Mark Dayton, also pointing the former speaker, Margaret Anderson Kelleher to lead the transportation department and the current budget Commissioner Myron. France will stay put they were among five cabinet appointments walls announced yesterday university of South Carolina, provost John Gabel has been named the first female president of the university of Minnesota in its sixty seven one hundred sixty seven year history. The school's governing board voting unanimously yesterday to approve a five year contract for Gable. She'll become the university's seventeenth president next July. First baron. Wisconsin voice, contesting Chris cruzi was last night's runner up on the season finale of NBC's singing competitions..
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"Of the killing the arrest comes after a long case review by the FBI the Minneapolis police department and the bureau of criminal apprehension the university of Minnesota has offered the job of president a provost Joan Gabel. She'll be the first woman to serve as president at the school. I feel great. I'm honored and humbled and excited. Gable? Spoke with WC CEO's Rossini Rajkumar about the fact that she will be the first female president at the school. Here's nothing wrong with recognizing it and see. I mean, it's a fact I am who I am. But also remembering that? That the real importance is in the quality of the work. And that if I am a good president. If I do good work on behalf of this state, then that should show all people that anyone who brings the right experience and passion to the table can be successful. Gable? Says her first order of business is to listen to the needs of the community. So take over as president on July. First Minnesota governor elect him walls has named a former speaker of the Minnesota house as transportation Commissioner and is keeping the budget Commissioner of outgoing governor Mark Dayton wall. City appointed former house speaker, Margaret Anderson Keeler to lead the Minnesota department of transportation, and is keeping Myron France as budget Commissioner while said that France had bipartisan support universally was told that this was a very Smart Choice from Republicans in leadership to everyone to say, you would be wise to keep Commissioner friends nap fish walls, also announced three other cabinet appointments, including Maplewood mayor and former legislator Nora Slavic as chief of their metropolitan council. Police believe one man is responsible for stealing to Salvation Army kettles just a few days apart detective, Dan Drake with Rogers police says on December seventh a man took an unattended kettle around six thirty that evening earlier this month, a brother and sister used bolt cutters to steal red kettle. From a cub foods it looks like a similar kind of situation where they cut the lock. And then grabbed the kettle detective Drake says they recovered the kettle and later learned a man with the same description and a clothing store or red kettle from a Brooklyn park, just two days. Earlier police are now trying to identify the man you can see photo of him at WCC radio dot com. It's no surprise that twins decided to retire. Joe Mauer's uniform number seven, but it was a surprise when it was done today during an assembly at Mars old school creatine Durham hall and Saint Paul also on hand were some of the others who've had their numbers retired by the twins. I've looked up to everyone that you guys here on this on this podium, and to be here with you today is very special and not even come. For what it's going to be like to see number seven up there with you guys. As numbers is going to be really special to earlier in the day. Governor Dayton appeared on video declaring today. Joe Mauer day. Let's take a look at your WC CO weather. Tonight, partly cloudy skies and mild with a low of thirty three then tomorrow, cloudy skies with a high of forty one for more on these and other stories, go to WC radio dot com. I'm Ed Gerland heiress W C C O. Thank you, read your clear sky. Thirty six degrees in the twin cities Saint Cloud twenty eight thirty one a Duluth Alexandria fair in twenty eight north real clear and thirty-five Rochester, thirty six and in Kellogg is clear with thirty four. Do you dress for success? A Yale study found that guy's address better at work. Command more respect.
U.S. prosecutors talking with accused Russian agent to resolve case
"In US stocks today, though for the week the US natural markets still posted losses. The Dow was up one hundred twenty three points today to twenty five thousand four thirteen. The NASDAQ fell eleven points, the SNP up six points. This is NPR. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm Sean Carlson, New York City officials say plummeting temperatures and an unexpected amount of snow contributed to widespread chaos last night. Marital Bazi city Commissioner said they were expecting one to two inches of snow instead of more than six transportation Commissioner Polly trot and Burg says without enough warning the city was not able to salt and plow roads, effectively this event had been described to something where it was not going to get below freezing. And everything was going to it got icy and not just on the George Washington Bridge. Bayonne bridge cross Bronx major Deegan. A bunch of places where trucks and cars started slipping and sliding marital Bosnia said there will be an audit of how the city and other agencies like the port authority could have reacted more effectively. Meanwhile, New Jersey transit has suspended service on to train lines due to damage from this storm. The agency says the north jersey coast line will be shut down until tomorrow morning. That's because overhead wires came down in Middletown that significantly damaged signal lines. The Gladstone branch will also be shut down until Monday morning. That's to make time for repairs to a signal crossing in new providence where a strain or a train struck a car last night. Nj transit. Bus and rail tickets and passes will be cross honored across the system and with private buses for the rest of tonight. Mayor de Blasio says he has fired the head of New York City's watchdog agency to preserve its honor and integrity, the mayor announced this afternoon that he removed department investigation Commissioner Mark Peters. The Blasios said his decision was spurred by recent report, accusing Peters of abusing his power the very top leadership at DIO. I've repeatedly undermined the values critical to its mission. My job as mayor to make a change. So that deal I can do. It's important work going forward. Tensions between the two men were high after Peter's issued hard hitting investigations of the city's housing authority correction department and child services agency earlier this year to Blasi reportedly the ordered his staff to find ways to get rid of him. The mayor has nominated the state's executive deputy attorney general for criminal Justice says Peterson replacement for the rest of tonight mostly clear with a low of thirty five wind chills between thirty and thirty five wind gusts to twenty eight miles an hour. Support for NPR comes. From the YMCA committed to opportunities for all and the belief that no one should be defined by zip code. They're born into details on the impact of donations YMCA dot net slash for a better us. It's all things considered from NPR news. I'm Audie Cornish. And I'm Ari Shapiro. It's another day of counting actually recounting in Florida across the state workers are counting ballots by hand in the US Senate race where Republican challenger Rick. Scott maintains a narrow lead over democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in Broward County this morning. Local election workers went through a PowerPoint full of instructions on how to decipher ballots that have been remarked with crossed out. Check marks even written on by voters voter marks
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez cassette ourselves trucks were exactly where they were supposed to be yesterday. And we were out in about eighteen hundred plus pieces of equipment. They were out salting. They were out. In a variety of places in the state. Governor Murphy says they will review their response and make adjustment. We know this is not going to be early in the season with mother nature. We had a whole series of them right after I took office last winter. We will be ready as best we can for whatever winter has in store. He also says he wants to know why the access to the port authority bus terminal was so restricted ten ten wins talk to the port authority this morning about that. And more huge pile up on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge being blamed for much of the traffic nightmare in and around the city yesterday. The mayor seems to feel that way, but the port authorities Steve Coleman seems to be pushing back a bit on that theory out. There we salted we sandy. We'd. Reparations for this particular storm, obviously, we can't control driving behavior. We don't know what caused that major accident or some of the smaller accidents. But one thing to note is that the lower level of debris was completely opened from for most of that period of time who has to that mess at the port authority bus terminal was strictly a public safety issue. There was no buses coming into pick up those people that we could not let more people in, you know, strictly because there was no place for them to be run shock ten ten wins. New Zealand other city officials will have at three pm news conference today. Ten ten wins and ten ten wins dot com will carry it. Live wins news time, twelve forty four. What does building a better Bank? Look like it starts with building Capital, One cafes.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"WCBS. And let's get updated on the forecast with meteorologist Michael cine, windy early this morning with periods of rain temperatures slowly rising overnight later today. Morning rain, which could end is a period of snow across northern New Jersey. The Hudson valley and Connecticut, otherwise remaining windy with clouds breaking for some sunshine in the afternoon. High later today forty six. Tonight. Mainly clear, brisk and called low thirty six Saturday, partly sunny, brisk and chilly, high forty seven degrees Sunday mostly cloudy and chilly high forty-three Monday, Partly sunny, high forty eight Tuesday, a mix of clouds and sunshine, colder, Tuesday, high just forty. Right now. Thirty six degrees, light rain still falling at central park. WCBS CBS news time at twelve twenty. We received multiple calls in our traffic center from people saying they did not see a salt truck or a snow plow on the cross. Bronx Bronx river Parkway, New York state Thruway Harlem river drive, another spots into so started yesterday department of transportation Commissioner's office tells WCBS their equipment was also stuck in the same traffic jam caused by the lengthy closure last night on the upper level of the GWP. Earlier New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy admitted that the storm did catch officials off guard. Well, the plows the plows are getting there. But again, it's this thing snuck up, unfortunately on everybody, and but they're getting there, and again, we've got over nine hundred out there right now you've also Thanh you've had complications due to some jackknifed on seventy eight to eighty. And it's no fun. Bitter temps are a good reminder that there are folks in need of a good coat. You can donate any unwanted coats in your closet to the New York cares annual coat drive. WCBS is Marla diamond fills us in..
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"WCBS. And now the forecast, and we'll find out when the snow is going to end meteorologist Danielle middle is in the WCBS weather center are wintery mix around the area. We'll be changing over to all rain in and near the city early on tonight. Most of the area will be all rain by midnight. But there still can be some pockets of snow, sleet and freezing rain lingering across the Hudson valley and far northern New Jersey. The rain combined with melting snow and sleet can lead to plumbing problems, especially toward daybreak temperatures fairly steady. See the seeping slowly rise overnight tonight tomorrow, periods of rain in the morning in and near the city. We can see some snow north and west some sunny breaks for the rest of the day. Highs forty two forty six Saturday breezy with some sunshine. Forty seven degrees. A little chillier on Sunday with increasing clouds forty-three, clouds and sun on Monday, high forty eight degrees and right now, we are at thirty degrees light snow at central park. WCBS CBS news time eight twenty we have received multiple calls tonight in our traffic center from people saying they have not seen a salt truck or a snow plow on the cross Bronx. The Bronx river Parkway, New York state Thruway Harlem river, drive and other spot. The department of transportation Commissioner's office tells us that tells WCBS at their equipment was stuck in the same traffic jam caused by the lengthy closure on the upper level of the GW. They are now making progress earlier New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy admitted that the storm officials off guard. Well, the plows the plows are getting there. But again, it's sing snuck up, unfortunately. On everybody. But they're getting there. And again, we've got over nine hundred out there right now you've also headed complications due to some jackknifed on seventy eight to eighty I just got off the turnpike. I'm actually at the intersection of the turnpike. And the Parkway were speaking at least in the central part of the state of the structure the turnpike was on it was moving. So it will depend on where you are. But frankly, I'm looking at some screens of you're trying to get through the Lincoln tunnel right now. It's going to be a long, wait is an example. I think if you're in a car one thing is if you have access to a website, ready.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"On what the summer could. Bring for NPR news I'm Emily swing in Spokane. A new report finds that business economists are worried the president's economic policies will slow the economy a survey by the national association for business economics found more than ninety percent of business economists are concerned about the effect of, recently imposed tariffs and the threat of more tariffs seventy percent or worry that the tax cuts are increasing the national debt. In his final hour of trading on. Wall Street the Dow is up one hundred points the SNP. Is up seven and the NASDAQ is up seven, this is NPR And you're listening to. WNYC in New York I'm Jamie Floyd street vendors want New York City. To add more permits for selling food because they believe the limit is. Hurting immigrants Hungary for work Muhammed artesia is the co director of the street vendor project at. The urban Justice center and he, told WNYC's at midday show that many undocumented immigrants so items like water and melons without a permit by. That with President Trump in. The White House they're afraid of being arrested and. Running into immigration agents these vendors need to be regulated and need to be legalized the are doing the work every day and the mayor promises a lot we still waiting for decades New York City has allowed only fifty, one hundred, permits for food vendors that creates a long waiting list and high prices legislation to add hundreds of new permits. Died last year amid concerns over competition. With restaurants but the city council says it's working on bills. To increase opportune Unity's for vendors and your commute is about to get a little longer today is the first full. Week day of. Lane closures on the approach to the Lincoln tunnel already one of the worst bottlenecks in. The northeast one lane will be closed in each direction over. The next two years the closures are part of. A construction project to rebuild the route four ninety, five bridge New Jersey's transportation Commissioner says there will be. A quote tremendous amount of pain for everyone who lives and. Travels in this corridor mostly cloudy slight chance of rain this afternoon currently. Seventy four degrees and it's..
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio
"They talked about expanding wanted to expand beyond marina detro packed and one of the two four point channel we started to hear more from residents asking what does that mean and what are the hours and you know so yeah this is apprehensive and this concerns anxiety which i think makes it you know it's more than a public hearing on people can is is in and ask the questions that are on the line but today there's been no incidence which has been great testing that is taking place down around marina district packing so boston one front from utah optimus seems to be going well not they continue to keep asking for additional streets to put on the agreed for for more testing they continue to push the envelope a little bit and they want to be involved in more areas traffic situations in more adverse conditions in an epa to continue their together this data into technology forward so big city has been willing partner and all of that today made the right decision along with the transportation commissioner to halt take a pause last week keeping that there was a vehicle and pedestrian accident and now we learned that just innately there's an allegation that'll be a disabled the software led to the accident in a woman being pedestrian being killed so that hopefully newtonian optimism not disengaging disabling any of this software is driving down you know the dot gab or seaport boulevard northern half but those are the questions that i think the public's gonna wanna know interesting stock it's the wave.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Is north carolina home this morning in recent years he had baffled cancer and parkinson's disease his son and successor franklin were calling this conversation over that of what you want to hear toast though they thought he said just preacher billy graham dead at 99 cbs news special report i'm vicky barker wbz news time nine twenty juan checking other news now finding parking in boston is and always easy but the city may have found a way to help wbz's don half spoke to boston's transportation commissioner the souvodrova parking meter rates in the back billion seaport areas and found that it made it easier for drivers to find on street parking it also cut down on illegal parking we offered herokee ccri um in illegal parking in record k and that declined by twelve percent cutback day and by thirty five percent from the secret district transportation commissioner gina of dhaka's says they will now look to see whether this pilot program should be expanded to other parking meters around the city and how we can hit of used it as a model to improve the allocation of our curbs hat today don hov wbz news radio ten thirty a suspect is in custody after a stabbing at a home in folks mary last night the incident on pleasant straight took place just after ten p m the victim suffered nonlife threatening injuries he too is in custody on unrelated warrants a randolf mad is sentenced to six and a half years in prison for trafficking women for sex and greater boston and on cape cod as dead at paying the women prosecutors say marvin populace provided the women with drugs primarily heroin attorney general martha healy said the defendant preyed on vulnerable women and.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Great day in the stock market jason brooks runs down the numbers investors were unable to maintain last week stock rally with heavy selling gripping the market late in the session walmart did a lot of damage to the dow is it stock plummeted after reporting weaker than expected online sales in the fourth quarter the dow dropped two hundred fifty four points to twenty four thousand nine hundred sixty four the nasdaq lost five points to seventy two thirty four and the sp lost sixteen points to twenty seven sixteen black panther turned in a blockbuster opening weekend hauling in two hundred thirty five million dollars in the us and canada and another one hundred sixty nine million dollars overseas jason brooks cbs news the national association of realtors will release existing home sales for the month of january and investors have been bracing for signs the us central bank might tighten monetary policy in meeting from its january meeting that are due out today as well jitters over inflation remain after the spate of volatility earlier this month taking a look at futures they're all in the red this morning the sp 500 down three and a half the nasdaq down four the dow currently down forty seven points wbz news time 509 after a yearlong pilot program aimed at improving boston's parking issues illegal parking around the city has dropped wbz's done half spoke to the city's transportation commissioner the city adjusted parking meter rates in the back pain seaport areas and found that it made it easier for drivers to find on street parking it also cut down on illegal parking area decree in eriko packing in record and that declined by twelve percent net back bay and by thirty five percent can hit quick jack transportation commissioner gina fee in dhaka's says they will now look to see whether this pilot program should be expanded to other parking meters around the city and how we can hit the it hit at the model chemo improve the allocation of our current hatay don hov.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WDRC
"Were never tools on routed when we had tools and connecticut route two i 395 world nine and if you read the department of transportation commissioner 's comments james rediker hit the idea that might be tolls even on a route forty four in connecticut in other words 'idle take the interstate to talk of connecticut studios the junta what are what they'll be out to try and whack even people don't take the interstate who don't take a rude eight who even if they're going to try and told you from the minute you leave your driveway asia has incredible i don't know if you starting to do your income tax have you trying to do your income tax let me give you a couple of a reminders on your state income tax because you all know at one point we were able to take what was it a 500dollar deduction when we were computing our state income taxes a five hundred dollar deduction on property taxes and they lowered it then they lowered governor malloy tried to do away with it then they lowered its two hundred dollars but guess what that's if you're 65 years of age or older so here's a reminder to you if you are let's say you're sixty three sixty sixty four and you started to do your state income tax and you go to the point where you're going to down your the maximum deduction is two hundred dollars on property taxes you go to out of that to a stop if you are under sixty five you cannot take that deduction it's not it's absolutely nuts what they are charging the people in this state to live oh and i saw another thing because these lawmakers who are running for reelection are now sending out some material where'd whether it be email of their websites or whatever including the certain lawmakers who said they voted and it will start in 2019 if you are sixty five and older your social security earnings will be exempt from the state income tax that's never going to happen don't count on it do not plan on it which who.
"transportation commissioner" Discussed on WINS 1010
"Seven seven tips wins news time 405 more mike lanes plan for the city following a spate of fatal bike crashes this past year tent in wins newsmen dairy is radzi is with the planned for at least two new protected lane bicyclists will soon be able to peddle at ease from the east river to the hudson with the city's plans to add its birth across town protected bike lanes transportation commissioner poly traum bird made the announcement after the city saw a rise in bike fatalities last year and we saw that in and then a number of those occurred when cyclists were not in protected by claims of first river to river bike way will run eastbound on twenty six street and west down on twenty nine trauma burst says they're looking to add a lane up town as well we'll be potentially also looking at bike lanes further up north in the in the fifties as well in the coming months and years serious ramsay of ten ten wins the department of transportation commissioner to try and birds says they'll take space from doubleparked delivery trucks in taxis to create the new bike passed and so those guys don't get freaked out his dark complaining she says they'll install board designated loading and unloading zones in those areas tend to in wins accu weather on this wednesday turning out mostly clear brisk and cold with ici spots developing a low of twenty degrees tonight 15 out of the burbs tomorrow mostly sunny with the coal gusty breeze a high of thirty four down to twenty six tomorrow night here and then friday a good deal of sun side will reach a high of thirty eight saturday mostly sunny pleasant and milder with a high of fifty degrees a high of forty eight degrees on sunday serving up to be a good weekend with thirty one right now though with a real filled up wins news time 406 governor cuomo made good on his promise to give back the thousands in campaign money received from this great hollywood mobile harvey weinstein campaignfinance filing.