New York State Thruway http://wrvo.org en Storm moves out of New York state, but extreme cold temperatures remain http://wrvo.org/post/storm-moves-out-new-york-state-extreme-cold-temperatures-remain <p></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:38:23 +0000 Karen DeWitt & Gino Geruntino 49436 at http://wrvo.org Storm moves out of New York state, but extreme cold temperatures remain Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-will-offer-more-places-pull-over-and-text <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state Thruway will offer more places to pull over and answer text messages or make cell phone calls, in an effort to prevent texting while driving incidents.<br><br>The New York state Thruway will now have 91 official sites designated as texting and calling areas, to reduce texting while driving. The governor, speaking at the New Baltimore rest stop on the Thruway just south of Albany, says statistics show distracted driving has now become more deadly than drunk driving. He says one out of five accidents today are attributed to distracted driving.<br> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:49:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44619 at http://wrvo.org Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text Business group asks for audit of Thruway Authority http://wrvo.org/post/business-group-asks-audit-thruway-authority <p>A business group is asking the New York State Thruway Authority to delay a proposed 45 percent increase in truck tolls and conduct an audit of the authority&rsquo;s finances instead.<br /><br /> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:35:40 +0000 Karen DeWitt 22737 at http://wrvo.org Business coalition opposes proposed Thruway toll hike http://wrvo.org/post/business-coalition-opposes-proposed-thruway-toll-hike <p>A coalition of business groups is opposing a proposed 50 percent toll hike for trucks on the New York State Thruway, saying it will have a drastic impact on manufacturing, farming, and many other industries.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:51:29 +0000 Karen DeWitt 22414 at http://wrvo.org Business coalition opposes proposed Thruway toll hike