NJ Transit Chief Defends Sandy Equipment-Storage Decisions

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 8:12 PM EST) -- The head of New Jersey's public transportation corporation on Monday defended the agency's decision to keep rail equipment in areas that eventually suffered flooding from Superstorm Sandy, which caused nearly $400 million in overall damage to the state's public transit system.

Addressing the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein said weather models led the agency to conclude that there was an 80 to 90 percent chance that the Meadows Maintenance Complex in Kearny, the agency's main site for...
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