One New Yorker's Seven-Hour Post-Sandy Commute

Heavy traffic along 3rd Avenue toward the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Oct. 31, 2012 Photograph by Michael Kirby Smith/The New York Times

Jo’Hans Joseph knew it was going to be a bad commute into Manhattan, where he works as a hospitality and workplace services coordinator at Ernst & Young’s Times Square office. That commute normally takes the Jamaica, Queens, resident less than an hour. On Wednesday, it took more than seven.

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