transportation

AAA: Memorial Day Travel At Highest Level Since 2005

May 26, 2017
WWW.AAA.COM

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - The upcoming few days could end up with the  highest Memorial Day travel weekend in 12 years. AAA predicts 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home between Thursday and Monday. 

Gary Haber, York Daily Record

(Harrisburg) -- The commonwealth's fiscal watchdog is launching an audit of a state agency he says touches the life of nearly every Pennsylvanian: PennDOT. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale just won reelection in November. Now with this audit, he can fulfill his campaign promise of investigating whether transportation funding made possible by Act 89 of 2013 is being use appropriately. 

ALBANY (WSKG) - The state is one step closer to having ride-hailing services available before the Fourth of July, now that the state Senate has passed a bill to speed up when companies like Uber and Lyft will be allowed to operate in upstate New York. 

Huge Tanks Travel To Rochester Via Erie Canal

May 16, 2017
WXXI

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - The Genesee Brewery in Rochester is waiting on the arrival of two massive fermentation tanks, which will play a key part in its $49 million expansion. 

Muffet / WSKG News

For people who are on Medicaid, the government pays for their ride to the doctor, but not to pick up their prescription.

So, Mobility Management of South Central New York (MMSCNY) is providing vouchers for a free ride. It's the transportation arm of the Rural Health Network.

Cuomo Gets ‘Lyft’ From The Airport

Apr 26, 2017
Alex Crichton, WXXI

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Governor Cuomo came to Rochester Tuesday morning to talk about transportation. He arrived at the New York Division Of Military and Naval Affairs in a car driven by a former Lyft driver, Rita Bentley of Rochester.

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - July will be the earliest that Uber and Lyft will be allowed to operate in upstate cities. Over the next 90 days, the Department of Motor Vehicles will be working out the details of the expansion of the ride-hailing services outside of New York City, after state lawmakers gave the green light for the expansion with passage of the state budget last week. 

Cuomo Staff

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Governor Andrew Cuomo made a stop in Rochester Tuesday afternoon to discuss Finger Lakes region highlights of the 2018 state budget. Among those highlights, is $40 million allocated to the revitalization of the Greater Rochester International Airport. 

Gas Prices Expected To Increase This Summer

Apr 7, 2017
Mike Mozart / Flickr

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - If you’re planning to embark on a road trip this summer, be prepared to pay more at the pump. AAA is projecting that the average gas price nationally will increase by 40 cents per gallon, peaking at around $2.70. 

Keystone Crossroads

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