Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Full weekend, New York begins to implement all its preparations to receive Hurricane Irene, willing to let a violent mark on the city. Irene, the cyclone’s category between 1 and 2 plans to kiss New York today evening with rain and winds of up to 130 kilometers per hour, has caused an alarm situation unprecedented in a city that only has faced four times a hurricane of these features in the last 200 years. From this noon, New York has already been without public transport, which depends on an average of seven million people to move around the city. As a preventive measure, the service of buses, subway and trains has pushed the closure until further notice. NY Museums can aid you in your search for knowledge. Responsible for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), estimated that metro will be opened Monday at 0700, although everything depends on the weather conditions.