Due to the lack of parking at Met Life Stadium, fans attending this year’s Super Bowl in New Jersey were encouraged to use NJ Transit to get to the game. According to the NJ Transit Twitter account the system has already set ridership records, with over 27,000 fans taking NJ Transit to the game as of 4:30 p.m. This has lead to extreme overcrowding, unanimous frustration and ESPN reports of passengers passing out in line at train stations due to a combination of the overcrowding, the lack of air conditioning and the unseasonably warm 50 degree weather.
Wait until 82,000 fans file out of MetLife Stadium at the same time after the final whistle. Should be fun.
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