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Courtesy of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s Transit System is Getting an Energy Upgrade

Courtesy of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s Transit System is Getting an Energy Upgrade

By: Steve Ferraina, Senior Projects Editor  Hurricane Sandy made a dramatic appearance in New Jersey on October 29, 2012.[1] Hurricane Sandy is the latest natural disaster to shed light on NJ Transit’s problems when power outages occur. These power outages not only affect New Jersey’s evacuation routes, but also the evacuation route for Manhattan in New York City.[2] Given the intense criticism about NJ Transit after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vowed to upgrade the transit system to…

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