Mike Bloomberg Considers Extending Gas Rationing Through Next Week
On the cusp of one of the busiest travel days of the year, Mayor Mike Bloomberg says he's considering extending gas rationing...er, the "temporary gasoline management plan," through next week.
"Some people say Thanksgiving is coming up," the mayor said on his weekly radio show.
"A lot of people drive and fill up their cars. Maybe we should have it go another week. I'm going to think about that today."
He went on to say that "all I can tell you is that when we put [gas rationing] in [place], the lines started to ease. It certainly hasn't hurt."
Of course, that's assuming you don't need gas on a day that doesn't correspond with the numbers on your license plate -- or you're chauffeured around town in NYPD SUVs.
Gas rationing went into effect last week as a "temporary" solution to the city's gas shortage.
New Jersey and Long Island ended their gas rationing policy this week. New York City, however, hasn't figured out how to get more gas into the Big Apple, which seemingly is as simple as bringing more gas into the Big Apple.
Apparently not.We have no idea what's keeping much-needed gas out of New York City. Regardless, you might want to fill up today -- assuming your license plate ends in an even number.