NEW YORK - MARCH 02: A woman walks with her dog in the snow in the East Village March 2, 2009 in New York City. A large late season winter snow storm hit the Northeast overnight dumping almost a foot of snow in some areas. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
City officials say the MTA will try to run with as few delays as possible, though some routes might have to be amended to deal with the storm. More delays are expected on Metro-North, which is scheduling extra trains between noon and 4 pm, so check the MTA site often: MTA Service Advisories
The Long Island Rail Road is also anticipating reduced ridership and reduced service. Get updates here: LIRR Advisories
In New Jersey, NJ Transit says it is seeking to minimize service suspensions and disruptions, but up-to-the-minute info can be found on the NJTransit Website.
On the national rails, get info from Amtrak.
Trying to fly? Travelers taking to the skies will possibly face rerouting or rebooking. Continental has suspended operations Wednesday at their hub in Newark. Get info directly from your airline or from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: Airport info
If you know someone without power or who might be in more serious trouble because of the storm, get help here:
“This storm is coming at precisely the wrong time to drive home tomorrow,” Bloomberg said on Tuesday. He urged people to use mass transportation instead of their cars. If you must hit the roads, remember you can dial 511 for traffic and travel and transit info.
City zoos will also be closed and alternate-side parking is suspended Wednesday.
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