MTA announces plan of action for snowstorm

The storm that is expected to pound the Bronx and the rest of the city could snarl travel for commuters Wednesday morning, but the MTA

THE BRONX - The storm that is expected to pound the Bronx and the rest of the city could snarl travel for commuters Wednesday morning, but the MTA says it has a plan of action to handle the snow.

MTA officials held a news conference this afternoon detailing its plan, including running de-icer trains tonight that will cover all lines.

Officials say that 18 percent of city buses will be equipped with chained tires to help get through snow-covered areas. Extra crews and plows have also been brought in to battle the storm.

Despite the MTA's promise to commuters, many say they are still skeptical of how smoothly things will run. Others say officials have learned their lesson after the Christmas weekend blizzard and think things will be better this time around.

Metro-North announced late Tuesday night it would run on a Sunday schedule Wednesday due to the storm.Weather Center Watch News 12 Watch News 12 Traffic and Weather

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