March 26, 2006, 7am PST
The New York Thruway Authority will be offering a new "Green Pass" discount plan for motorists who use E-ZPass and drive fuel efficient vehicles, starting this spring.
November 27, 2005, 1pm PST
Letter to the editor calls for "common sense" in Washington regarding the future of Amtrak.
June 4, 2005, 9am PDT
Albany institutions of higher education contribute funds to lure workers to buy homes in near-campus neighborhoods.
March 23, 2005, 2pm PST
How communities across the nation fill in the void left behind when large retail stores leave.
March 12, 2005, 9am PST
Despite rising revenues, New York's Thruway Authority says fare hikes needed to pay for projects.
December 13, 2004, 12pm PST
Baby boomers who moved out of cities when they had kids, are now moving back.
October 27, 2004, 8am PDT
In both New York and Massachusetts taller guard rails and Jersey barriers are being used along highways to provide protection from larger and taller vehicles.
October 6, 2004, 6am PDT
legality of GPS devices being used by law enforcement without a warrant is questioned.
August 9, 2004, 2pm PDT
Plans for upgrading a critical but aging Hudson River bridge could include a passenger rail link.
July 31, 2004, 9am PDT
Proposed direct rail link John F. Kennedy Airport to Lower Manhattan.
July 7, 2004, 6am PDT
New York State DOT has begun to build roundabouts throughout the State to improve road safety, but the public is not yet convinced.
June 25, 2004, 6am PDT
Richard Gottfried (D-Manhattan), whose district includes the stadium site, argues that the governor's plan for an Olympic/Jets Stadium at 34th Street is both fiscally and logistically absurd.
May 9, 2004, 5am PDT
Towers for a wireless emergency system would not be built in wilderness areas.
March 13, 2004, 1pm PST
Albany County, NY rejects an immunization grant from Wal-Mart in rebuke of retail giant's policies.
February 8, 2004, 11am PST
James Kunstler's eyesore of the month highlights architectural blunders in his home town in Upstate New York and around the country.
January 22, 2004, 6am PST
Some residents say big box stores offer convenience but local businesses are worried.
January 12, 2004, 2pm PST
A national demographics firm has determined that New York State's Capital Region is the least stressful large metropolitan area in the U.S.
December 31, 2003, 1pm PST
In Albany, NY, a large national hotel developer plans to build a 124-room hotel next to the habitat of the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
December 30, 2003, 8am PST
A special use permit for a proposed Buddhist retreat has the community asking, what would Jesus do?
October 29, 2003, 12pm PST
Drivers say cobblestone intersections are slippery and dangerous but New York State Dept. of Transportation says they are aesthetic enhancements that serve as a "traffic calming method."