EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Transit and National Football League officials are reviewing what could have been done to avoid the massive train backup in New Jersey after the Super Bowl.
Organizers had dubbed the game the first mass-transit Super Bowl and spent considerable effort urging fans to take trains or buses to the stadium.
PHOTOS: Fans Outside MetLife Stadium
The message apparently took hold, as more than 30,000 people rode the rails between MetLife Stadium and Secaucus Junction on Sunday. That’s double the optimistic pre-game estimates of 15,000.