After Hurricane Sandy devastated New York and flooded its subway system in 2012, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) knew it wanted to behave. The storm prompted an estimated $5 billion in harm, largely from water getting in the place it shouldn’t have. “Observe, rails, sign cables, escalators—each piece of apparatus that operates within the New York subway system was affected ...

Don’t you’re keen on squeezing right into a jam-packed subway automotive, smushed up in opposition to the sliding doorways with one arm pinned down by your facet as you grasp at a sweaty handrail with the opposite whereas clutching a briefcase between your knees? No? Even earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic equated giant crowds with dying traps, this was most ...