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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Bike-Share Program is Coming to Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn more about City Councils vote on the bike-share program. Audio Transcription: Syracuse bike-share By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council voted to bring a bike-share program to Syracuse, allowing people to rent and ride bikes throughout the city. They voted to run the City of […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Poverty, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

I-81 Plans Bring New Concerns About Exposure to Lead

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Click play to hear why a local lead task force member is worried about more than just old housing. Audio Transcript: Maier – Lead on Syracuse’s Bridges By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Plans to renovate Interstate Route 81 have been the topic of conversation for over six months now. But local safety activists have […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Police Department Take Part in Buckle Up New York

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By Alexis Scott  Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS) – Nobody likes to receive a ticket, but for the Syracuse Police Department doing so can lead to saving more lives. Buckle Up New York is a statewide initiative to get drivers to wear their seatbelts at all times to avoid related death and/or injury. The city of Syracuse is […]

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Central New York, Jobs, Transportation

Local Truck Driving School Seeks to Reduce National Driver Shortage

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Truck Driver Shortage By Sara Bonadies LIVERPOOL N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The truck driving shortage is at an all time high. According to the American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry is over 50,000 drivers short and is effecting the entire supply chain. “It’s going to start increasing the price of freight which in the long run is […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Officially Opening up Ground Transportation to Multiple Taxi Companies

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Video Transcript: More taxis now serving Syracuse Airport SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For Rajesh Kumar, the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, business was booming 12 years ago when he became the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, but he says ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft cut down his business by 90 […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse seeks partners in new bike-share program

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Package Script By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The city of Syracuse is one step closer to its new bike-share program, with bike-stands expected to hit the streets this summer. The Office of the Mayor made an announcement saying the city is looking for potential business partners for the new program. Syracuse Mayor […]

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Government, Public Safety, Transportation

NCC Knows: Real ID Explained

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By Stefan Oliva and Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Transportation

SU Neighborhoods More Prone to Odd/Even Tickets

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Video transcript: By Dan Byford SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—  While the snow has melted away in Syracuse, odd/even parking tickets, especially in the Syracuse University Neighborhood, are here to stay. Odd/even parking rules mandate that all cars be parked on the same side of the road on certain streets. Additionally, cars are expected to move […]

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Central New York, Transportation

Frontier Airlines Adds Low-Cost Flights From Syracuse

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By Chris Thomsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Ongoing renovations aren’t the only changes coming to Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Frontier Airlines will be adding nonstop service from Syracuse to Denver, Raleigh/Durham, Chicago and Orlando in the summer. Flights to Denver and Raleigh/Durham will start on July 2, while service to Chicago (O’Hare) and Orlando […]

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Central New York, Transportation, Weather

Nor’easter Shuts Down Syracuse Flights

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Click the play button to hear about the flight cancellations at Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Audio Transcript: Nor’easter Shuts Down Syracuse Flights By Justin Paura  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It’s the second day of spring, but apparently mother nature doesn’t know that.Over 30 flights at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport were canceled on Wednesday due […]

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