Bloomberg: NYC Gas Rationing To Remain In Effect At Least Through Friday

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The odd-even gas rationing in the five boroughs will continue at least through Thanksgiving, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday.

The gas rationing system went into effect on Nov. 9 during a gas shortage in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

The mayor announced late last week that he would review the efficacy of the rationing and said it may remain into effect for several more days.

“It certainly hasn’t hurt and there’s some people that say, ‘You know, Thanksgiving is coming up, a lot of people drive and fill up their cars maybe we should have it go another week,'” Bloomberg said on his weekly radio program Friday. “I’m going to think about that today.”

Gas rationing first went into effect in New Jersey but has since ended. Long Island implemented the odd-even system at the same time as New York City, but recently ended the…

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