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A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Federal Sandy Aid To Cover Backup Generators At Some New York Gas Stations

Gov. 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.

06/03/2013

A New York City police officer directs traffic along a gas line on City Island - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hempstead Town Board Approves Gas Station Generator Measure

It 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.

01/23/2013

Gas Station Line

New York City Gas Rationing Comes To An End

Gas rationing was over in New York City Saturday, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an order allowing the post-Superstorm Sandy restriction to expire.

11/24/2012

Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

Three Weeks After Sandy, Both Tubes Of Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Opened

Traffic 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.

11/19/2012

People wait in line for over two hours for gasoline as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: NYC Gas Rationing To Remain In Effect At Least Through Friday

The rationing system limits motorists to filling up only on odd or even days, based on the last digit of their license plate.

11/18/2012

A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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.

11/15/2012

People wait in line for over two hours for gasoline as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Gas Rationing To Stay In Place At Least Through The Weekend

Mayor Bloomberg said the system, which went into effect last Friday, has been working.

11/14/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Ends In NJ

Gas rationing in the Garden State, which has been in place in 12 northern counties since Nov. 3, ended at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

11/13/2012

People wait in line for over two hours for gasoline as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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.

11/12/2012

Police officer enforces odd-even gas rationing rule in New York City (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Man Facing Felony Charge For Trying To Cut The Gas Line

The 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.

11/11/2012

Free gas for NYC employees

CBS 2 Investigation: NYC Employees Hoarding Free Gas For First Responders

As 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.

11/09/2012

Police officer enforces odd-even gas rationing rule in New York City (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Gas Rationing Odd-Even Rule Goes Into Effect In NYC, Long Island

The 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.

11/09/2012

Limousine driver David Simonyam fills has automobile with gasoline after waiting on line on East Houston Street in Lower Manhattan. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

L.I., NYC Drivers React To Odd-Even Gas System As Officials Explain What’s Fueling Crisis

The gas crisis was brought about in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which left many gas stations reeling because of a lack of power and problems getting deliveries.

11/08/2012

A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Coming To New York City, Long Island

New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system.

11/08/2012

Gas Station Line

Shorter Lines As Yonkers Gas Rationing Is Lifted

The ten-gallon gas limit for those filling up in Yonkers has been lifted.

11/07/2012

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