Power outages now stand at more than 1.8 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.
The New York subway system, inundated by Sandy's storm surge, began partial service Thursday. But full recovery for the city's 'lifeblood' will be long, complicated, and expensive.
The Monitor's language columnist feels the lexical ground shifting on just what 'smartly' means.
Many New Yorkers ventured back to work two days after the city was yanked to a standstill by hurricane Sandy. But normal patterns of travel remain disrupted, as the Monitor's own reporter can attest.
Mexico City's new subway line will eliminate 860 buses from the city's congested streets and expand one of the most used metro systems in the Western Hemisphere into poorer districts.
A day after hurricane Sandy threw damaging winds and a historic storm surge at New York, the city girded for a long recovery from widespread power outages and a flooded subway.
Nearly a million New Yorkers were without power as hurricane Sandy made landfall Monday night. Subway tunnels, the waterfront, and the financial district flooded.
Hurricane Sandy brings strong winds and rain, but for the New York area, the biggest concern may be the storm surge, which could come ashore in some places as a 13-foot wall of water.
More flight cancellations are expected as airlines scrap flights on Tuesday and maybe Wednesday. Hurricane Sandy has also brought some Amtrak service and public transit to a halt.
The eye of Hurricane Sandy is still about 300 miles from land, but it's long reach is already being felt in 17 states. Some are being hit, others are getting ready for the storm's arrival.