News bites: Subway plugs

Your morning transportation speed-read:

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is considering station covers and subway plugs to protect its tracks against future hurricanes.

Passengers on an Allegiant Airlines airplane were stranded for 12 hours.

A Major League Baseball World Series game was interrupted by a paper airplane.

The choice of a car brand is often influenced by what a driver's parents are driving, according to new study.