Alumnus Guest Lecture in Transportation Class

Howard Permut, McCormick AlumnusHoward Permut, President of Metro North Railroad, and NU alumnus of the Master of Science in Transportation Program, visited Professor Joseph Schofer’s class “Introduction to Transportation Planning and Analysis,” to describe how Metro North responded to Hurricane Irene. He explained preparations made to protect and shut down the railroad, damage to critical infrastructure caused by winds and flooding, and how the railroad restored service.”