11/21/2013 12:35 pm ET

New Jersey Exploring ‘Microgrid' To Keep Mass Transit Running After Disaster


ATLANTIC CITY—The Christie administration is pushing forward with an effort to build an independent electricity grid that could keep mass transit systems running in the event of a major disaster.

If funded, the “microgrid” could keep PATH, the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Amtrak and NJ Transit north of Princeton operational in the event of a widespread power outage in the state.

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