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Tropical Storm Isaias: Mass Transit Nightmare Hits Tri-State Area After Storm Causes Service Suspensions

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There were a lot of frustrated commuters in the city on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There were a lot of frustrated commuters in the city on Tuesday night. Though there hasn’t been nearly the number of people taking mass transit since the coronavirus pandemic hit, there were still many piling up at stations not sure how they were going to get to their next destination, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported. “It’s going to be five hours until I get home,” a man named Neil said. Commuters hunkered down for a long wait, after Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out NJ Transit service in both directions due to overhead wire and signal issues, leaving hundreds in limbo at Penn Station. “Get me a bus ticket home. Ask the governor, ask Cuomo to come drive me home,” Neil said.

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