The Journal News/LoHud.com is looking for folks from Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam who are willing to be interviewed for a story about how long commutes can negatively affect your health. Call reporter Theresa Juva-Brown at 914-393-0863 or email her at email@example.com with your name and a number to reach you…. Read More →
The hours you sit in your car each week can be bad for your heart, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The study, which included 4297 adults from 12 metropolitan counties in Texas, found that people commuting by car at least 15 miles… Read More →
When it rains, it pours. That seems to be the case today after we’ve been enjoying long stretches of fantastic weather lately. Already the rain has forced a 45 mph speed restriction on the Tappan Zee Bridge. Metro-North reports “good service” on all its lines as of 6:15 a.m. Know… Read More →
Our readers had a lot to say about the federal government’s decision to pass over the Tappan Zee Bridge project for a $2 billion loan and Metro-North’s Quiet Car program. Check out our Community Views page and join the conversation. Here are a few responses: “The #TappanZee project isn’t dead… Read More →
How are the roads and rails so far this morning? Any trouble spots commuters should avoid? Let us know!
Are you sitting in this on the southbound side of the Taconic at Pleasantville Road? My colleague, Brian Howard, sent me this photo as he sits and wonders what’s snaring traffic up ahead. According to Hudson Valley Traveler, it seems that a disabled car on the shoulder is the problem…. Read More →
My colleague, Brian Howard, tells me his drive to work was an extra 25 minutes this morning because of Taconic construction in Yorktown. Now that all the schools are back from spring break, his 10-minute delay has more than doubled, he tells me. Our update this morning: YORKTOWN— Delays lasted… Read More →
Welcome to Commuter Life, a new blog dedicated to all things transit and the people who travel LoHud’s roads and rails every day. I’m Theresa Juva-Brown, LoHud.com’s new commuting reporter, and I’ll be counting on you to share your stories, tips, and ideas to make this a go-to place for… Read More →