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.
Federal and state laws have been waived, allowing more tankers to deliver fuel to region through the Port of New York. Sandy victims in New York can apply for $100 million in state aid announced today.
The Holland Tunnel opened Friday to buses only, using one lane. A transportation emergency makes all MTA services free through Friday. The M and 7 subway lines were added on Friday.