Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Could the subway be shut down for 21 days? Bloomberg says just five but researchers predict worst-case scenario for New York transit system

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Tuesday that the subway service would be shut down until Saturday or Sunday – a total closure of six to seven days.

But a group of Columbia University researchers analysing the effects of a smaller hurricane or tropical storm suggest that it would shut down the subways for 21 days.