The city’s plan to get people out of the path of a hurricane might make anyone uncomfortable who remembers Aug. 8, 2007.
That’s when three inches of rain came down in one hour and flooding shut down the subway.
City’s hurricane plan: Flood-prone subway
“We would use our mass-transit system to evacuate the majority of people,” said Amy Schultz of the Office of Emergency Management at a City Council hearing yesterday.
An OEM brochure offers the same advice: “If the city issues an evacuation order ... use public transportation if possible.”
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