A report issued earlier this week by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has avoided “fiscal disaster” from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the state-run agency still faces a precarious future.
A group of New Jersey state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation requiring an independent investigation of the flooding of Bound Brook that occurred after a disabled N.J. Transit train blocked the town’s protective floodgates from closing during Hurricane Ida.
Calling Sunday night’s breakdown unprecedented and unacceptable, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul pledged to New York City subway users to find out what caused the chain reaction of events that led to more than 80 trains being knocked out of service for more than four hours.