NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Despite no specific threats against the Super Bowl, security is being beefed up at transit hubs in New York and New Jersey.
Because this year’s Super Bowl has the distinction of relying on mass transit to take up to 30,000 fans to the game, the TSA is contributing personnel with explosives expertise as well behavior detection officers to law enforcement.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Intense Manhunt Continues; Sources Say Shooter Known To Police For Illegal Vending In Area
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NJ TRANSIT’s Nancy Snyder said the agency has also been gearing up for Sunday’s big game.
“We are confident, we have professional men and women who know the business of transporting people and infrastructure needs and to address situations as they come up,” she told WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane.