Steve Burns

Road Construction
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Steve Burns
November 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
It’s clear that it’s not just our roads that are crumbling, but so too is a way of life that has left us stuck in a vicious cycle of delays and decay.
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Cashless tolls
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Steve Burns
November 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
From congestion pricing to variable tolling, the cost of fixing the nation's roads and highways may fall on motorists to pick up most of the tab.
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Florida bridge construction
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Steve Burns
November 06, 2019 - 5:00 am
While there have been rumblings in Washington for years about a massive infrastructure bill, it has yet to materialize. Absent a windfall from Washington, states have realized they’ll need to go it alone if they want to generate any significant money for infrastructure projects.
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Ghost Bike
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Steve Burns
November 05, 2019 - 5:00 am
In this episode of The Break Down: Roadwork Ahead, we dig into the impact of the current crisis in terms of wasted time, economic loss, and even lost lives.
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A pothole
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Steve Burns
November 04, 2019 - 5:00 am
The U.S. Department of Transportation pegs our current backlog of road repairs at $836 billion and to make matters worse, the money to make those repairs isn’t there now, and likely won’t be in the future.
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Steve Burns
November 03, 2019 - 5:00 am
America is in the midst of an infrastructure crisis. In this new series, reporters Al Jones and Steve Burns break down the issues facing our roads.
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Steve Burns
October 09, 2019 - 12:08 pm
While much of the city was saddened after four homeless men were murdered in Chinatown, homeless advocates say it's still a struggle to convince people to help end homelessness.
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Facial recognition technology
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Steve Burns
October 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
New York City lawmakers are looking to push back on the increasing use of facial recognition technology at homes and businesses.
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Cardinal Dolan and Barbara Jones
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Steve Burns
September 30, 2019 - 11:45 am
The New York Archdiocese is doing things right in how it handles accusations of abuse. That's the main finding from a year-long independent investigation.
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LI Food Bank
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Steve Burns
September 23, 2019 - 1:20 pm
The trade war with China has meant that millions of pounds of food purchased by the federal government that would have otherwise be sold overseas is staying in the U.S. and getting donated.
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