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The First Public Transit Super Bowl Is a Big #Fail

Excerpt from NJ.com

Feb 03, 2014 3:00 am

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The idea of a public transit-driven major sporting event is appealing, but not if multiple transfers are required and there is only one line in and out.

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Helicopters do a fly-over of MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. On game day, there were only lines at rail stops. Tyson Trish / The Record/MCT


Getting to the Super Bowl was a hot, crowded mess for the record number of people who rode the trains — and getting home isn’t proving easy, either.

As the game ended, announcers instructed fans not to leave MetLife Stadium due to crowding on the train platforms.

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