gas rationing

City gas rationing to end Saturday
City gas rationing to end Saturday
Central Billy Rennison 11/23/2012 at 4:22PM

Two weeks after the mayor activated odd/even gas rationing, he announced any car, regardless of license plate number, will be able to fill up beginning tomorrow. Beginning Friday, November 9, Mayor Michael Bloomberg instituted a rationing system to ease long lines at gas stations amidst a post-Sandy fuel shortage. “With more than 85 percent of gas stations [...]

Gas rationing to continue until Friday in NYC
Gas rationing to continue until Friday in NYC
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 10:21AM

The odd-even fuel rationing system that was put in place to ease long lines at gas stations following Superstorm Sandy, has been extended until Friday, November 23, Mayor Bloomberg announced Sunday. The emergency order, which took effect on November 9, mandates that vehicles with license plate numbers ending in an odd number can only fill [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 50. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Snowflake Lighting  Kids can meet Santa Claus and have their photo taken with him. There will also be face painting, balloon twisting [...]

Long lines, wait times at gas stations cut
Long lines, wait times at gas stations cut
News Billy Rennison 11/14/2012 at 9:37AM

As motorists are finally feeling less pain at the pump, with long lines and wait times drastically cut, many are asking what took the mayor so long. “Last week, I waited for more than three hours on line and got no gas. Today, I waited under a half hour,” said Thomas Colwell, at a gas [...]