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Post-Hurricane Sandy NYC: How You Can Help, and Info to Share

Hurricane Sandy Devastated Areas of NYC That Are Hard-Hit by HIV, Including Lower Manhattan; Here Is Information on How to Help, and How People Can Get Help Who Are in the City

November 1, 2012

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MTA Route Status & Closure Information From Housing Works

Dear Housing Works staff:

All ADHC, Primary Care, Mental Health, and Health Home Services for Cylar House and West Village Health Centers will be relocated to 57 Willoughby in Downtown Brooklyn until further notice.

There will be a shuttle running from West 13th Health Center to 57 Willoughby Street from 8am-6pm daily. This is for staff needing to get to Willoughby, DBHC,ENY or the Brooklyn Thrifts. The van will also serve the PDC from Willoughby.

Thrift Shops north of 23rd street in Manhattan and across Brooklyn will beopen.

Due to power outages, the Cylar House, West 13th Street, and all Housing Works' sites below 34th street in Manhattan will be closed until further notice.

All West 13th St. employees and Cylar Street employees are asked to report to Willoughby for further direction, unless directed otherwise by your manager or director.

Check out a comprehensive list of resources from Governor Cuomo's web page.

NEW INFORMATION ON NYC SUBWAY, BUS, Long Island Railroad, and bridge and tunnel information:

Details Released on Restoring Mass Transit Service, courtesy of The New York Times:


NYCT Subway Service

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1 trains will operate local between 242nd Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street.

2 trains will operate between 241st Street (Bronx) and Times Square-42nd Street, with express service between 96th Street and Times Square.

3 trains are suspended.

4 trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:

  • Between Woodlawn (Bronx) and Grand Central-42nd Street
  • Between Borough Hall and New Lots Avenue

5 trains will operate express in Brooklyn between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Flatbush Avenue.

6 trains will operate local between Pelham Bay Park and Grand Central-42nd Street.

7 trains are suspended.

42nd Street Shuttle S trains will operate between Times Square and Grand Central.

A trains will operate in two sections making all local stops:

  • Between 168th Street (Manhattan) and 34th Street-Penn Station
  • Between Jay Street/MetroTech and Lefferts Blvd.

B and C service is suspended.

D trains operate in two sections:

  • Between 205th Street (Bronx) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops
  • In Brooklyn, between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Bay Parkway making express stops between Pacific Street and 36th Street

E trains are suspended.

F trains operate in two sections making all local stops:

  • Between 179th Street (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square
  • In Brooklyn, between Jay Street-MetroTech and Avenue X

G trains are suspended.

J trains operate between Jamaica Center and Hewes Street making all local stops.

L trains operate between Broadway Junction and rockaway Parkway making all local stops.

M trains operate between Myrtle Avenue-Broadway and Metropolitan Avenue.

N trains operate between Ditmars Blvd. (Queens) and 34th Street-Herald Square making all local stops.

Q trains are suspended.

R trains operate in Brooklyn between Jay Street-MetroTech and 95th Street making all local stops.

Both the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park S shuttles are suspended.


Shuttle Buses

All shuttle buses will operate north on 3rd Avenue and south on Lexington Avenue.

  1. Between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and 57th Street-Lexington Avenue via the Manhattan Bridge
  2. Between Jay Street-MetroTech and 57th Street-Lexington Avenue via the Manhattan Bridge
  3. Between Hewes Street and 57th Street-Lexington Avenue via the Williamsburg Bridge


Long Island Rail Road

City Terminal -- (Jamaica - Penn Station): Suspended (anticipate shuttle between these stations later tonight)

Ronkonkoma Branch: Suspended (goal to restore hourly service from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station for AM rush hour Thursday, Nov. 1)

Port Washington Branch: Suspended (goal to restore hourly service from Great Neck to Penn Station for AM rush hour Thursday, Nov. 1)

Babylon Branch: Suspended

Port Jefferson Branch: Suspended

Montauk Branch: Suspended

Hempstead Branch: Suspended

Long Beach: Suspended

Far Rockaway: Suspended

Oyster Bay Branch: Suspended

West Hempstead: Suspended


Metro-North

Hudson Line: Suspended

Upper Harlem Line: Suspended

Lower Harlem Line: Restored with hourly service

New Haven Line: Suspended

New Canaan Branch: Suspended

Danbury Branch: Suspended

Waterbury Branch: Suspended

West-of-Hudson: N/A

Pascack Valley: Suspended

Port Jervis: Suspended


Bridges and Tunnels

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge: Open

Henry Hudson Bridge: Open

Throgs Neck Bridge: Open

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge: Open

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge: Open

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge: Open

Cross Bay Veterans Memorial: Open northbound to Broad Chanel; Open southbound to Rockaways but subject to period closures for emergency equipment

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel: Closed

Queens Midtown Tunnel: Closed

Please stay tuned for further updates on Facebook and Twitter at @housingworks.

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