Sharks were swimming in the New York Stock Exchange. On the night of Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy brought chaos and destruction to New York, Twitter had the news. First, a tweet headed BREAKING (all caps) went out saying that the exchange had been flooded with more than three feet...
Mayor de Blasio said he’s not convinced the L train needs to be shut down for 18 months as the MTA repairs Hurricane Sandy damage.
Nearly four years after Hurricane Sandy, a large swath of parking for veterans outside the group's hospital in Manhattan remains closed.
A tunnel under the East River will be shut for repairs needed after Hurricane Sandy, upending thousands of people’s commutes in one of the largest disruptions in the New York transit system’s history.
The L train will be shut down for a year and a half starting in January 2019 so that the MTA can repair the line badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
In 2003, a major blackout left over 50 million people without power across the Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Canada within a matter of minutes. More recently, Hurricane Sandy and a rash of powerful storms brought attention to the need for improved grid resiliency, including more local operating capabilities at critical facilities.
Christie told Michigan's Republican delegation in Ohio that his wife, Mary Pat Christie, asked the billionaire businessman for a donation.
CLEVELAND — On Monday morning, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told a group of Republican convention delegates a story about Donald Trump's generosity. After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Christie said, his wife Mary Pat Christie had asked Trump for a donation to a New Jersey disaster-relief fund. “He said, 'How much does the check need […]
Four years after Hurricane Sandy hit the shores of New York, Berlin artist Katharina Grosse has spray-painted Fort Tilden’s ruined aquatics building in Queens, covering it in the fiery red of a Rockaways sunset. The building was left structurally unsound after Sandy hit in 2012 and is set to be demolished by the end of the […]
New York City is at major risk for floods. As a recent study notes, climate change could trigger floods — like what happened during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 — once every 25 years. A new master plan for Manhattan aims to adapt to this inevitable future. Show More Summary
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy swept through Rockaway Beach, the seaside community in Queens made famous by the Ramones song ("Rock, Rock, Rockaway Beach"—and now it's in your head, too). But the rebuilding effort turned Rockaway Beach into a laid-back alternative to the Hamptons, just one short subway ride away. Show More Summary
Let's start with the basics: You're going "down the shore," not to the beach, when you head to New Jersey's coast. There's a lot of pride here, especially since Hurricane Sandy cut deep in 2012, and revitalization efforts have been ongoing and persistent (#JerseyStrong). It's safe to say that Jersey Shore beaches are back—and these 11 are among the best.
Secretary Foxx announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will allocate the final $834.6 million available in Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery funding.
When roads, powerlines and other infrastructure are knocked out of action by natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, getting critical supplies to people in need is all the more difficult. Drones are shaping as hugely promising toolsShow More Summary
Over three years after Hurricane Sandy clobbered New York City, there are still hundreds of homes that have yet to be rebuilt. Last fall, Mayor de Blasio announced an ambitious goal of completing all the construction by the end of 2016,...Show More Summary
Since Superstorm Sandy, New York City has implemented a significant resiliency program to protect it from the next storm. Unfortunately, New York’s efforts are not the norm. There is a wide... To view the full story, click the title link.
By the time Hurricane Sandy’s eye had lurched northeast past Brooklyn on October 29th, 2012, the Coney Island building that housed Riviera Caterers, a fourth-generation catering business founded in 1895, was already filled with 12’ of floodwater and debris. National Guard tanks pulled in 24 hours later and stayed for [...]
A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts -- while insurers reaped millions in profits.
When Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012, Liberty Island flooded, shutting down the Statue of Liberty for over eight months. Since then, the electrical systems on the island have been raised to six meters above sea level, and the statue hasShow More Summary
The Hudson River needs a new rail tunnel. Hurricane Sandy flooded and seriously damaged the existing tracks, which means that the 400,000 commuters who rely on taking NJ Transit and Amtrak into the city every day have had to confront...Show More Summary