Gallery: New York City Subway and Bus Service Restored, MTA Crews Conti...

Any fears that you had about a horrendous commute and no mass transit today because of Irene can be put to bed. Since Sunday morning, the MTA has worked tirelessly to get our transit system up and running again, pumping water off the tracks, removing debris, and repairing any damage to the infrastructure. At 5 a.m. this morning, the MTA resumed service on every subway line, snuffing out any fear that trains would stay out of commission through Monday. But trains are running less than normal, so you can expect longer waits and more crowded trains. Limited, express, and regular bus service has been almost entirely restored, except for bus routes with detours due to damage from Tropical Storm Irene. Looks like us city dwellers won't have much of an excuse for missing work today after all.

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