Tens of thousands of Americans still aren't going to work in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the largest tropical storm ever known to make landfall in the Northeast. Many have no work to go to -- with all the businesses in lower Manhattan still without electricity. But for those determined to get to the office Thursday, the commute became an Olympian task.
The lines for replacement buses were dystopian in scale, taxi companies refused reservations, traffic was clogged for miles, and New Yorkers pleaded on Craigslist for strangers to share a ride in their cars, in order to meet the three-person minimum necessary to cross into Manhattan -- an unprecedented mandate from Mayor Bloomberg.
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