Widespread accumulations of snow across the Northeast took a toll on subways, railroads and other public transit systems in metropolitan areas Tuesday. Blizzard warnings for the so-called Winter Storm Juno were still in effect for parts of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. A statewide travel ban was upheld in Massachusetts Tuesday. While governors in the tri-state area lifted travel bans for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, citizens were advised to limit travel, the Weather Channel reported.
In New York, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Railroad, Metro-North Railroad and NYC bus and subway service had been been restored and were operating on Sunday schedules for Tuesday. Service will operate on a full weekday schedule starting Wednesday. Paratransit resumed service Tuesday morning. All nine MTA bridge and tunnel facilities were open to vehicular traffic, according to the latest update posted on the MTA website.
Service for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) was operating on a weekend schedule; Newark-World Trade Center and Journal Square-33rd Street via Hoboken, operating every 15 minutes. The Port Authority Bus Terminal was open Tuesday with limited bus service and all Port Authority bridges and tunnels had reopened, according to the latest updates posted on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey website.
In New Jersey, Atlantic City, Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Pascack Valley, Raritan Valley Line, Main/Bergen County Line with the exception of Port Jervis and Morris and Essex-Midtown Direct with the exception of Gladstone service resumed Tuesday on a weekend schedule. However, the Montclair-Boonton Lines and Gladstone Branch were closed Tuesday because of crew shortages.
South Jersey buses were running on a regular schedule Tuesday. North Jersey Buses resumed operations around 11 a.m. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail resumed service Tuesday morning, operating on a weekend schedule on all three lines -- Green, Blue and Yellow. Full weekday service for all NJ Transit light rail lines was expected to resume peak travel time Tuesday evening. All NJ Transit rail, bus and light rail lines are to be up and running Wednesday on a full weekday service schedule, according to the latest update posted on the NJ Transit website.
In Massachusetts, a statewide travel ban was in place Tuesday. Roads remained open for critical medical services only, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. That means all Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority modes of transportation (subway, rail, bus and boat) were suspended Tuesday -- day and night -- due to heavy snow and wind gusts. Parking overnight at any MBTA station was prohibited Tuesday for snow removal. However, overnight parking in MBTA parking garages was permitted from Monday at 6 p.m. until Wednesday at 5 a.m. MBTA services were expected to resume Wednesday, according to the latest update posted on the MBTA website.