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Superbowl transit problems to be investigated

Posted on February 11, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Record reported that Jim Simpson, commissioner of New Jersey’s Department of Transportation, is launching an investigation into NJ Transit to find out why thousands of Super Bowl fans were left stranded for hours while trying to leave the stadium. Additionally, many of the game attendees got stuck in the crowd, complaining of feeling panicked and sick from the heat.

Simpson told the paper that he wants to know why NJ Transit didn’t anticipate that at least as many people would be taking the train home, and plan to accommodate them, and why there were approximately 300 buses waiting to transport fans that went unused. For the full story, click here.

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