Here is part two of our series of photos of Hurricane Sandy’s impact on transportation facilities and travelers.
Grand Central Station was nearly empty on Tuesday. Image – Hiroko Masuike, NYT.
People peeked into the closed Bowling Green subway station after Hurricane Sandy hit New York. Image – Justin Lane, European Pressphoto Agency via NYT.
An emergency dam was erected at the Lenox Terminal at 148th Street in Harlem as part of flood preparations. Image – Leonard Wiggins, MTA via European Pressphoto Agency via NYT.
Upended portable flood dikes lay on a street in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn. Image – Spencer Platt, Getty Images via NYT.
A swan makes its way down a flooded street in Lindenhurst, N.Y. on Tuesday. Image – Jason DeCrow, AP.
A view of [post-Hurricane Sandy] traffic in New York City. Image – Michael Kirby Smith, NYT)
Debris lay on the floor of the South Ferry subway station in Manhattan. Image – Patrick Cashin, MTA via European Pressphoto Agency via NYT.
With limited transportation options, people waited for ferry tickets in Hoboken. Image – Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse, Getty Images via NYT.
Here is part three of our series of our transportation-related Hurricane Sandy photos.
Hurricane Sandy washed out a section of commuter train tracks on Long Island, N.Y. Image – MTA via Agence France-Presse, Getty Images via NYT
An aerial of Mantoloking, N.J. Image – Doug Mills, NYT.
Lines formed as thousands of people waited [for transit service] at the Barclays Center. Image – Michael Nagle, NYT.
Joseph Leader, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s vice president and chief maintenance officer, shined a light inside the South Ferry Station in Manhattan. Image – Craig Ruttle, AP.
A traffic line stretched from Long Island City, Queens, to a gas station on McGinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Image – Robert Stolarik for the NYT.
The John B. Caddell tanker, along the Staten Island waterfront. Image – Andrew Burton, Getty Images via NYT.
A line for gas stretched for blocks on 10th Avenue in the early-morning hours. Image – Allison Joyce, Getty Images via NYT.
Larry Ehl is the founder and publisher of Transportation Issues Daily. In the public sector, Larry was Federal Relations Manager for Washington State DOT; Chief of Staff to US Senator Slade Gorton; and was twice elected to the Edmonds School Board.