Thursday, September 29, 2016
Transit train crashes at New Jersey station
Summary: On the morning of September 29, 2016 at 8:00 am in new jersey, a transit train crashed on the barrier at the end of the track.It resulted into a fatal accident were 108 are in critical state and their 1 reported dead person. witnesses say that the train was going at full speed and did not stop at the terminal it was suppose to, that was suppose to transport the commuters to Manhattan.
Connection: A connection to U.S History is Ellie Whitney's cotton machine invention during the time of slavery.Whitney's invention connects to this event , because the cotton machine invention was intended to help the cotton industry, but prevented slavery from being abolished. Same with trains, trains are built to help commuters go to different places but in times could end in a fatal accidents that effect peoples life.
Conclusion question: Why do you guys think the train didn't stop? and what do you think train engineers in the U.S and around the world could do to prevent from this from happening again