Transportation Articles

Central New York, Community, race, Syracuse, Transportation

Tearing Down a Geographical Barrier Between Racial Communities in Syracuse

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCCNews) – Over the past three years, the New York State Department of Transportation has tried to determine what the best replacement would be after tearing down Interstate 81. The initial reason to tear it down would be to enhance economic growth; however, there is another reason to be recognized. […]

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Central New York, Government, Syracuse, Transportation

Citizens Sign a Petition to Try to solve the Traffic Problems near SU

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Traffic is a problem that a lot of people have to deal with every day around Syracuse University Campus. For that reason, some concerned citizens signed a petition in an effort to try to solve the problem. Irving Avenue, near Crouse Hospital, has some of the worst traffic. […]

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Central New York, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Renovations May Not Draw In New Airlines

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Tune in to find out why airport renovations may not exactly bring in the new airlines and flights people want. By Zachary Levine SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse Hancock International is currently undergoing major renovations and modernization. The $45 million upgrade comes as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking Upstate with his revitalization […]

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Central New York, Consumer, holiday, Transportation

Thanksgiving Travel Plans

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By Thomas Vielkind SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Airlines for America, a trade organization for U.S. airlines, predicts 28.5 million people will be flying this thanksgiving, which is a three percent increase from last year.  Statistics like these, however, do not bother Syracuse sophomore Spencer Krimsky. “I mean the Syracuse airport is never that busy, but […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse Launches Newest Food Delivery App For Community

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — UberEATS, a food delivery service, has begun its course this week in Syracuse. Launched on Monday, this delivery app offers food delivery from participating local restaurants within the city. Some of these restaurants include Syracuse Hots, Modern Malt, Brooklyn Pickle and more. The use of the nationally […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism, Transportation

Syracuse Auto Expo Kicks Off

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By Sam Rubinoff, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 2017 Syracuse Auto Expo opens tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 at The Oncenter Convention Center in Downtown Syracuse. However, the festivities begin tonight with a charity preview that will raise money for 13 different local charities. The 110th annual expo runs from Thursday, November 2nd to Sunday, November […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

Web Extra: $27 Million New York State Fairgrounds Transformation Project Goes Underway

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By LISA NHO SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A new renovation project for the New York State Fairgrounds is starting to go underway. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the $27 million plan for renovating the Orange Lot of the fairgrounds. This project includes changes such as paving the lot to allow for additional parking spaces, building […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Environment, History, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Hosts World’s Canal Conference Leaders

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By Sam Rubinoff  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Located in the last remaining Weighlock Building in New York State, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates its 55th anniversary next month.  This past Tuesday, the Museum hosted some of the attendees of the World’s Canal Conference being held this week in Syracuse. The annual World’s Canal Conference is […]

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Central New York, Syracuse, Transportation

CNY Gas Prices Are Slowly But Steadily Declining

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By Anthony Haynie III SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has left many people in distress, especially those that rely on their vehicles as a primary method of transportation. “It’s extremely upsetting,” said Syracuse Senior DJ Woodson. “Normally I drive to campus, but now that the prices are high, I’m gonna take […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Feature, Health, Public Safety, Seniors, Transportation

The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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