Repairs to Tunnels Damaged by Sandy Could Snarl Trains

Without new Hudson tunnels and one of two current ones shut down, that "nightmare scenario" would lead to overcrowded and delayed trains between New York and New Jersey as commuter-rail capacity between the states drops 75%, said Dan Schned, senior transportation planner for the Regional Plan Association. Many commuters would be forced onto roads and bridges and into the PATH train system between the states, he added. "It would really be a catastrophe for the regional economy," Mr. Schned said. Read the full article in the Wall Street Journal.