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Re: Horrible world trade center crash, traffic effect
On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Charles Sprickman wrote: > > FYI, 2 planes crashed into the world trade center. > > Sounds like on purpose. > > > Not to be ghoulish, but the traffic impact is looking to be fairly large > > on the 'net (and on the PSTN in the NYC area). > > Just to add a few points: > > All VHF TV stations except for CBS 2 are off the air, many radio stations > are off the air, and it's largely impossible to get a call in. All > bridges and tunnels are closed (which I assume includes the PATH). ...and news now includes the white house and the pentagon being evacutated, the pentagon due to an airplane crash - the white house due to a fire. This shows a pretty impressive degree of coordination. Beyond that, all US airports have been closed. Gonna be a long day. c. ========================================================================== "A cat spends her life conflicted between a deep, passionate and profound desire for fish and an equally deep, passionate and profound desire to avoid getting wet. This is the defining metaphor of my life right now."