Chaotic commutes post-Sandy

Associated Press
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, morning commuters walk and bicycle across New York's Brooklyn Bridge. On the Brooklyn Bridge, closed earlier because of high winds, joggers and bikers made their way across the span before sunrise. Car traffic on the bridge was busy, and slowed as it neared Manhattan. Nearly every office dweller fantasizes about the joys of working from home, but Superstorm Sandy has created legions of people who can't wait to get back to the office. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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Millions of New York City commuters, whose routines were capsized by Superstorm Sandy, kicked off the work week with a slightly smoother trip thanks to light holiday traffic, restoration of some train lines and an opening of the final tunnel shut by historic flooding. Two weeks after the storm, tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the hardest-hit sections of NY and NJ remained without electricity, but most residents affected elsewhere were powered up.

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