A commuter leaves the Staten Island Ferry terminal, Monday, one week after Superstorm Sandy crashed into the metropolitan area, wreaking havoc and shutting down mass transit services for days, in New York. The island of Manhattan has begun to return to normal following a week of power outages that shuttered businesses and left many residents in the dark.
A passenger is turned away Friday from an overcrowded bus in New York intended to help ferry commuters as subway systems below 34th Street remain offline due to Superstorm Sandy.
A crowd gather at a service station with portable containers, waiting for gas pumps to open, Saturday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that resolving gas shortages could take days. Police presence was increased at gas lines after arrests happened at gas stations over line jumping.
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Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless.