Transportation-related Hurricane Sandy Photos, Parts 2 & 3

Posted by Larry Ehl on Friday, November 9th, 2012

Transportation Issues Daily

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.

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