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Scary incident on NJ Transit serves as alarming reminder of nationís infrastructure woes

(Source: Washington Post, September 11, 2018)

WASHINGTON, D.C. ó A scary incident on NJ Transit over the weekend came like a dagger from the sky to remind Americans that their transportation infrastructure, particularly for aging trains and subways, is in poor shape. Actually, it was part of a metal bracket that pierced the roof of a train carrying passengers through the Hudson River tunnels on the way to New York about 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Full story: Washington Post

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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