Power Failure In NYC Halts Trains

People packed in a train car.

Thousands of commuters at Grand Central Station in NYC try to figure out how to get home after a power outage.

It’s starting – the “grid” is failing and our big metro areas are unprepared for power failures and energy shut-downs.

It is time for Americans to stop wasting valuable time debating antiquated oil and gas technology like the Keystone XL pipeline, and to quit wasting time and money repairing broken-down electric grids.

How do we prepare for more power failures like this?

  • We start releasing the plethora of alternatives that are locked away in corporate vaults;
  • We take our energy grid away from the 1% ownership control;
  • We co-op the abundant and free energy the Earth provides everyone.

Pulling The Plug

Tens of thousands of commuters lost transportation between the Connecticut suburbs and New York City on September 25, 2013 when a mysterious power failure disabled one of the nation’s busiest commuter rail lines.

The one rail line serves over 125,000 passengers a day at 38 stations in 23 towns.

Typically, one electric cable failing will not disrupt train service because there are usually two cables powering the rail system. Interestingly, in this case, one cable had been put out of service on September 13 for a “system update.” That left one cable providing electricity.

And it happened to “go down.”


A line of wooden power poles.

Our power grid is antiquated beyond its limits. It is time for free-alternative energy.

I, personally, do not believe in coincidence, but this is intriguing timing, don’t you think? This event can definitely serve a terrific purpose, though.

Look at the positive side:

  1. More people are working from home until the rail is fixed in another 2-3 weeks;
  2. This has created a much needed wake-up call for everyone;
  3. We now realize that our energy grid is antiquated;
  4. We can more clearly see that our money is wasted on maintaining a broken grid system;
  5. It is now obvious that alternative energy and free-market energy must be implemented;
  6. Events like this force you to re-prioritize your life;

Sometimes a kick in the backside is a good thing – it reminds you that you may be stuck in life ….. make some positive changes.

More To Come?

Power grid shut downs have only just begun. Whether it’s Mother Nature reminding us that humans are not in control, or some crafty politition making sure their XL pipeline vote gets passed – our system is broken, and going off the grid will continue to happen.

You can choose how to experience upcoming changes, and inconveniences. Just make the right choices for your health and safety and for the health and safety of our planet.

Hey, it was time to get off that old, broken down train, anyway.