Federal Sandy Aid To Cover Backup Generators At Some New York Gas StationsGov. Andrew Cuomo announced federal relief money will help gas stations pay for electrical wiring to use generators that would keep gas flowing during power outages.
Hempstead Town Board Approves Gas Station Generator MeasureIt will be hard to forget the long gas lines that formed after superstorm Sandy hit and the town board in Hempstead, Long Island has approved a new law to try and prevent the lines from every happening again.
New York City Gas Rationing Comes To An EndGas rationing was over in New York City Saturday, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an order allowing the post-Superstorm Sandy restriction to expire.
Three Weeks After Sandy, Both Tubes Of Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel OpenedTraffic started flowing through the tunnel at 6 a.m. Monday. One of the tubes had reopened to buses on Nov. 12 and to cars on Nov. 13. Trucks are still barred from the tunnel until further notice.
Bloomberg: NYC Gas Rationing To Remain In Effect At Least Through FridayThe rationing system limits motorists to filling up only on odd or even days, based on the last digit of their license plate.
L.I. Odd-Even Gas Rationing Policy To End Early Saturday Morning Long Island drivers soon won't need to worry about what number their license plate ends in to fill up the tank.
Bloomberg: Gas Rationing To Stay In Place At Least Through The WeekendMayor Bloomberg said the system, which went into effect last Friday, has been working.
Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Ends In NJGas rationing in the Garden State, which has been in place in 12 northern counties since Nov. 3, ended at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Bloomberg: Odd-Even Gas Rationing Could Remain In Place 'For A While'Bloomberg said it is hard to get accurate numbers to show how effective the gas rationing is, but said all evidence points to success in New York City.
Brooklyn Man Facing Felony Charge For Trying To Cut The Gas LineThe plan was to cut the line and get on the one reserved for police officers and first responders, which is usually much shorter than the lines for the public.
CBS 2 Investigation: NYC Employees Hoarding Free Gas For First RespondersAs millions of drivers alternate days and run on fumes, CBS 2 has uncovered a disturbing loophole for a privileged few. An exclusive investigation discovered city employees getting free gas -- originally meant for first responders.
Gas Rationing Odd-Even Rule Goes Into Effect In NYC, Long IslandThe new gas rationing rule that allows drivers to fill up every other day seems to be working as drivers reported shorter lines at stations in New York City and Long Island on Friday.