The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it may borrow as much as $4.8 billion to pay for damages from superstorm Sandy.
The short-term debt would be repaid with expected reimburshements from insurance companies and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, transit officials said today at a board meeting in New York.
The MTA operates the New York City region’s subways, buses, commuter rail lines and some bridges and tunnels.
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