Food trucks service the still powerless Union Square section of Manhattan,Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in New York. Three days after superstorm Sandy walloped the city, residents and commuters still faced obstacles as they tried to return to pre-storm routines.
Richard Drew photo
People in New York’s Times Square pass busses waiting for deployment, Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2012. New York City moved closer to resuming its frenetic pace by getting back its vital subways Thursday, three days after a superstorm, but neighboring New Jersey was stunned by miles of coastal devastation and the news of thousands of people in one city still stranded by increasingly fetid flood waters.