Long Island Transportation System Put to the Test
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different governors, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.
Martin Robins, founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University and former executive director of NJTransit gives an update on the NJTransit recovery.
“Every single portion of the NJTransit system was impacted by this storm,” says NJTransit spokesman in an update on recovery. See images of the current state of train lines and hear how NJTransit is using other services to help commuters.
The NYC subway system is mostly restored, including service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Fuel trucks in five boroughs and Long Island are providing gas to emergency workers, a change from the original plan.