New Jersey Transit’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, approved a $54 million contract to add center sections to NJT’s existing light rail transit fleets serving two LRT lines, in order to bolster passenger capacity.
Newark Light Rail
For New Jersey Transit, keeping current with rail capital needs, following a hurricane, got a whole lot harder. But the corporation has a game plan to both press ahead and play catch-up.
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest in the nation.