Subways, Buses and Metro-North Hobbled by Snowstorm

(DNAINFO) Aidan Gardiner Katie Honan and Amy Langfield | March 13, 2017 — Above-ground and express subway service remained suspended Tuesday and most other transit was severely hobbled as a major storm lashed the region.

Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio issued states of emergency ahead of the morning commute as high winds and whiteout conditions were expected. Commuters should avoid driving at all costs, the mayor said. Cuomo ordered all non-essential state workers to stay home Tuesday.

 Snowstorm Timeline: Here’s What To Expect Tuesday

The heavy, wet snow turned to sleet by 7 a.m. and is expected to taper off come nightfall, forecasters said.

Here’s how transit is getting hit by the blizzard:

► SUBWAYS — Above-ground subway and express service was suspended from 4 a.m. and other lines faced suspensions and reduced service throughout the morning. The MTA released a map of the subways with all above-ground stations removed here. Straphangers can expect additional changes to their subway commutes throughout the day. Check the MTA’s website for details.

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