Nov 3 The New York City subway system is now
operating along 80 percent of its network, and more of the
network will come back on line through the weekend, New York
Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.
Addressing concerns about fuel shortages, particularly
gasoline, that have hit the New York area since superstorm Sandy
struck earlier this week, Cuomo also said 8 million gallons of
fuel had been delivered since the New York Harbor reopened.
Another 28 million gallons would be delivered this weekend, he
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, said at
the same press briefing in Manhattan that the U.S. Department of
Defense would be trucking 12 million gallons of fuel to the area
in the next few days to help alleviate the fuel crunch.
Cuomo said most of the flood waters that had swamped the
site of the World Trade Center memorial and museum had now been