Gallery: MTA Exploring Subway Plug Balloons and Lockdown System as Prev...

The MTA is interested in a steel, lock-down system that could prevent water from entering the tunnels that could reduce the need for sand bags. They also have their eye on a giant balloon system that inflates inside the tunnel, blocking water from streaming in.

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  1. Minna December 18, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    The British one is amnaizg. Not cheap (a34.99) but amnaizg. I ind myself using it in preference to their website even when I’s sat at a computer. There’s something about paring down an application, and adding a dash of location awareness, that makes these public transport apps real winners. The London bus one’s cool too.