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In pictures: New York picks up after Sandy

The city starts to go back to work by bus, bike and boat

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New Jersey commuters board a ferry to Manhattan from Paulus Hook. Water transport remains one of the most reliable ways into Manhattan.


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Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge by bike.


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The new Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn is a hub for people waiting for express buses to Manhattan. Subway lines that run from here to Manhattan remain closed.


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Volunteers were working to help the thousands of people in Lower Manhattan, who remained without electricity, mass transit and reliable sources of food. Morgan Lee, 22, who lives in Queens, hands a bag of food and water to another volunteer on the Lower East Side.

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Shopkeepers open a store on Broadway despite power outages that continue to darken lower Manhattan. The local power company says service should be restored by the weekend.

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Drivers in the city are required to carpool or take buses. Here, a bus enters the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey into Lower Manhattan, while police officers stand guard.


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People wait in a long line for gas at a station on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. Shortages continue across the region.


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New York City yellow cabs line up for fuel at one of the few stations that have a supply.


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A commuter cycles past a long line of vehicles waiting to get fuel from a gas station in Midtown Manhattan. Bikes are the most reliable form of transport in the city.


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Matt Hampton walks past evidence of floodwater damge at his web design office in Hoboken, New Jersey. The New Jersey city, right across the Hudson River from Manhattan, was among the hardest-hit in the region.


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