Thursday, December 30, 2010
Deadline for snow removal has passed!
The mayor says he expects all the streets will be plowed by 7 am on Thursday, but residents are doubtful. While the main streets have been cleaned, many residential areas have been ignored, especially in the Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island.
The sanitation department has caught the bulk of the blame for the slow response to clear the streets. Bloomberg said part of the problem was that several cars and buses were abandoned in the middle of streets. While Mayor Bloomberg says he is dissatisfied with the city's performance, he also defended city officials.
"Everybody has worked hard," Mayor Bloomberg said. "The results were not what we'd like them to be, but it has not been for lack of effort." Bloomberg says he will find out what went wrong so that the city can do better the next time.
Well, it's after 7am. Is your street plowed?