SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Sandy isn't even here yet, and her effects have already put regional transit in a state of uncertainty.
Trooper James Talbot of the Westfield State Police Barracks told 22News that they will have extra patrols at all Barracks across the state.
Trooper Talbot said they are coordinating with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and preparing for the possibility of an increase in people on the highway due to continued coastal evacuations.
Sandy's expected winds and rain are having a crippling effect on mass transit across the northeast.
According to AP, Airport spokesman John Wallace says commercial flights at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks will stop at 1 p.m. Monday. Airline traffic is expected to resume on Tuesday.
You should contact your airline to see if your flight has been canceled.
Nationwide, nearly 2,500 flights are canceled for Monday.
As for the rails, Amtrak is suspending the majority of the northeast operation, although some trains will continue to run in Florida and the Carolinas.
Metro-North rail service out of New Haven, Connecticut is also shutting down.
As for regional transit authorities like the MBTA and PVTA , the PVTA will be operating reduced service for routes 30, 31, 45, and 46 and is canceling service for Route 34, which is a campus shuttle Route for UMASS.
As of Monday morning, The MBTA plans to continue normal operations in Boston, except for commuter boat service, which is canceled.
All RMV branches across the state are closed Monday.
Sandy is also forcing the closure of many local schools, business and municipal offices.
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