Sandy Leaves Mass Transit Reeling, Millions Stranded in Greater NY | Fox Business
This is another casualty of poor disaster planning after Hurricane Sandy washed out the subway and surface mass transportation systems.
Trees and boats deposited by storm surges on railroad tracks and horrific floods caused by Hurricane Sandy threaten to keep millions of people reliant on public transportation stranded for days.
Efforts to analyze the scale and breadth of damage on railways, subways, roadways, trains and buses in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut began Tuesday, however it’s unclear when public transit will return to normal.
Posted on November 2, 2012, in Advance Planning, Cities, Climate Change, Coastal Cities, Community, Disasters, Downtown, Drainage, Environment, Flooding, Lifestyle, Transportation and tagged flooding, groundwater, hurricane, New Jersey, new york, transit. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.