Cuomo Orders MTA to Shut Down Starting Noon Tomorrow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Agency to suspend operations beginning at 12:00 tomorrow.

Additionally, if wind speeds exceed 60 mph, the George Washington Bridge, the Tappan Zee bridge, and all bridges operated by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, as well as the New York State Thruway will be closed to traffic.

“We have moved quickly to initiate our emergency plans, to work with our federal and local partners, and to identify, prepare, and put into place one of the most aggressive activations of New York State government ever assembled in the face of a possible natural disaster,” Governor Cuomo said in a statement. “We are fully committed and we are preparing for the worst.” Read More

Cuomo Orders MTA to Shut Down Starting Noon Tomorrow