43 Days: It's Super Map!
December, 21, 2013
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com
NJTransit.comOn their web site, NJ Transit says, "Getting to any destination in the region will be a snap."Each day from now until Feb. 2, ESPNNewYork.com will take you inside the challenge of staging the most unpredictable NFL title game ever. There are 43 days until the Super Bowl.
Although the Super Bowl host committee wasn’t able to create a Super Pass to all of New York and New Jersey’s transit systems, it was able to make a Super Map.
The MTA and NJ Transit created this one just in time for the Super Bowl 48 tourists, and there’s even a little football over MetLife Stadium, which will host the game on Feb. 2.
The organizers of the Super Bowl have called this the public transportation Super Bowl all along -- estimating that between 70 and 80 percent of the 80,000 fans will get to the game via train or bus -- and now they have the map to prove it.
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Jane McManus has covered New York sports since 1998 and began covering football just before Brett Favre's stint with the Jets. Her work has appeared in Newsday, USA Today, The Journal News and The New York Times. Follow Jane on Twitter.