Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.
A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.
Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.
Here’s a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:
Should New York and New Jersey be given another chance? In my opinion, the answer is “absolutely.” And that’s is a far cry from how I felt when we were awarded Super Bowl XLVIII.
The head of New Jersey’s transit agency is defending the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train, as officials sought to understand how ridership estimates could have been so far off base.
As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.
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.
Taking the train to MetLife Stadium? You’d better pack your patience — and a ticket to the big game. WFAN reporter Chris Lopresti said he had to wait an hour in line before boarding at Secaucus.
Security has been beefed up at all of the Tri-State area’s mass transit hubs that connect to MetLife Stadium.
Whether you are in New York or New Jersey, going to the game or not, there are road closures, mass transit changes and tighter security that is likely to affect you.
This year’s Super Bowl has the distinction of relying on mass transit to take up to 30,000 fans to the game.
A train with about 800 passengers lost power Wednesday morning just hours after more than two dozen passengers on another train had to be rescued.
It is unclear which tracks the smoke condition originated from, but sources told CBS 2 that it started shortly after 4 p.m Friday.
Police in Jersey City were searching Wednesday night for a driver who blew through a red light, slammed into a light rail train, and left the car on the tracks.