MTA Says It’s Better Prepared For Another Hurricane, ‘Severe Weather Is No Longer An Anomaly’

“I think everything we’re doing today is to protect from extreme climate change,” said Hakim, adding that she expects the Coney Island yard will still be standing more than a century from now.

That promise may be hard to keep. A 2016 report from the Regional Plan Association shows the rail yard and its surrounding neighborhood would be underwater if sea levels rise by more than six feet, which is expected to happen by 2100.

Read more in the New York Daily News.