NYC-NJ Preparing for Isaias

August 4, 2020

    Please Make sure to check for updates before planning any trips today and tomorrow as the MTA will be monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias and making changes as needed!

    New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and Bridges and Tunnels Prepare for Tropical Storm Force Winds and Heavy Rain

    Metro-North Going to Weekend Schedule Tue., Aug. 4

    Metro North 

    🗓️ Metro-North to Operate Weekend Schedule on Tuesday, August 4 For Tropical Storm Isaias

    🌪️ Today, August 4, the National Weather Service predicts that Tropical Storm Isaias will reach the New York and Connecticut region. Winds are predicted to reach 60-70 mph across Metro North service area               by 3 PM, with the potential for downed trees and power lines across the Metro-North’s service area.

    🌩️To help minimize the impact of Tropical Storm Isaias on service, Metro-North will be operating a weekend schedule on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines on Tuesday, August 4.

    In addition,  customers are urged to plan and complete their travel by 3 PM on Tuesday.

    After 3 PM, travel may be subject to service disruptions and lengthy delays. Train cancellations and combinations are possible.

    To view the schedules select the relevant line below: 
    Wassaic BranchTrain service every 2 hours.
    Danbury BranchTrain service every 3 hours.
    New Canaan BranchHourly service.
    Waterbury BranchBuses will run approximately every three hours.



    NJ Transit 

    ⛈️NJ TRANSIT will have personnel and assets in position to address any issues that may arise during or after the storm, which could include downed wires or trees.

    ⛈️NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open and closely monitoring weather forecasts and conditions as the storm develops. Key personnel will monitor any impacts to the system throughout the duration of the storm.

    ⛈️ Customers are advised to use extreme caution around bus stops, stations and facilities in the event high water conditions exist. Customers should also build extra travel time into their schedules as residual delays and some cancellations may occur from the residual effects of the storm.

    Stay Safe, 

    The Moovit Team