December 13, 2012
When asked at a hearing why the agency didn’t move hundreds of railcars and engines before superstorm Sandy struck, executive director Jim Weinstein defended the decision. He said it was based on the fact that its yards had never flooded in NJ Transit’s nearly 30-year existence.
November 20, 2012
Report said the agency launched a probe into its Superstorm Sandy preparations, looking primarily at the decision to store trains in areas that ended up getting flooded. The potential damage could cost millions and may have been preventable.
August 29, 2011
Full restoration of service is a lengthy process, as damage is assessed and repaired, equipment and personnel are positioned, and safety is ensured, according to New York MTA.
September 22, 2010
The provider received a call Aug. 11 that Riverside Manor residents needed to be evacuated due to the rising flood water. Initially, nine drivers, Transportation Director Theresa Erlbacher and Assistant Transportation Director Josh Cliffe were called in to begin evacuations.
May 13, 2010
In the coming days, customers will see different vehicles operating on the MTA routes since so many transit organizations are assisting the agency with loaned vehicles.
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