Friday, August 26, 2011
These are simple links that give you access to some documents to help you stay current if you are not able to make it to a meeting.
The subway system cannot operate under conditions that involve sustained winds of more than 39 mph, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and the mayor said that Irene is expected to strike the city as a Category 1 hurricane. A storm of that magnitude has winds of at least 74 mph.
Bloomberg said that service may not be restored in time for rush hour on Monday and urged employees to contact their employers about what proper steps they should take for the start of the business week.
"That for me is the great concern," says Harold Feld, Legal Director for Public Knowledge, a DC based public interest group focused on digital technology. "It does not seem to have occurred to them that they were messing with the phone system."
While the Obama administration has been desperately seeking to spend $53 billion on so-called high-speed rail lines, private businessmen have developed Chinatown and Megabus lines that provide intercity service that has attracted legions of price-conscious travelers.