Hurricane Sandy: Helpful NYC websites

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As Hurricane Sandy bears down on New York, here is a list of essential links for New York City:

- American Red Cross: Offers information on preparations before, during and after the storm. http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/hurricane

- MTA: Information on subway and bus service. http://alert.mta.info/


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- Ferries: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/ferrybus/ferintro.shtml

- Flight information: Find the status of airports throughout the region and check individual flights. http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp

- Kennedy International Airport: http://www.panynj.gov/airports/jfk-airlines.html

- LaGuardia Airport: http://www.panynj.gov/airports/lga-airlines.html

- Newark Liberty International Airport: http://www.panynj.gov/airports/ewr-airlines.html

- Trains: Check Amtrak service and find alerts on service delays/cancellations. http://www.amtrak.com/service-alerts-and-notices

- Bridges and tunnels: http://www.panynj.gov/alerts-advisories/inclement-weather.html

- New York City Office of Emergency Management: Offers information on evacuations, flood zones, links to flood zone and evacuation map. http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/home/home.shtml

- ConEd Storm Central: Safety tips, report power outages, check status of outages, outage location map. http://www.coned.com/sm/default.asp

- New York City Schools: Information on school openings and closings. http://schools.nyc.gov/default.htm

- Notify NYC: Free text service with alerts on emergencies in New York City. https://a858-nycnotify.nyc.gov/notifynyc/Enrollment/Default.aspx

- Pet care: Tips on what to do with pets during the storm.  http://blog.aspca.org/content/how-prepare-your-pets-hurricane-sandy
 

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