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New York to Allow Pets on Public Transportation During Evacuations

New York state will now allow people to take pets on any kind of public transportation when evacuating during an emergency. Officials say the new policy ensures residents don't have to choose between ... read more

Legislation signed allowing pets on public transportation in NY during evacuations

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Pets will now be allowed on public transportation in New York during a state of emergency or evacuation after legislation was signed on Tuesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the ... read more

Pets now allowed to evacuate during storms on N.Y. public transportation

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation (S.7112/A.4956) that authorizes pets boarding any public transportation service in the event of a state of emergency and evacuation. Related: ... read more

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Cuomo signs 'no pet left behind' law allowing animals on public transportation in emergencies

Cuomo on Tuesday signed law ensuring no pet is left behind during emergency evacuations ... New Yorkers - both two- and four-legged - can escape to safety on all available means of public ... read more


Hurricane Irene New York: MTA Will Suspend Service After Allowing Time for Evacuations

New York City will shut down all public ... The MTA will suspend its normal policy and allow people to take their pets on public transportation if they are evacuating. Officials warned residents in ... read more

Pet owners get help with evacuation

... York City made evacuations a little easier on owners by accepting pets on the subway, taxis and trains. "It's not that common in other cities," Rickey says. "It's a progressive step for New York ... read more

New Law Lets Pets Ride The Subway During A Natural Disaster

Rosenthal introduced the bill after hearing from families who refused to flee flood-prone areas during Hurricane Sandy because their pets were unable to travel on public transportation. Currently, ... read more

YOUR MONEY - Pets make life more complex for those hit by Sandy

New York City’s 76 shelters were open to pets of owners evacuated during the storm. Pets were also allowed to ride on public transportation during the evacuation, which is not the norm. “The city did ... read more

NYC Public Advocate Debate: 5 Big Takeaways

The Brooklyn Democrat was the most frequent target during a round in which the debaters were allowed ... public transit — to justify higher ambitions. "If it's not his pet project, then he's not ... read more

Hurricane Irene halts NY, NJ mass transit

Nearly every facet of New York ... during the transit strike Starting at 9 a.m. today, cabs will take groups rides — with special rates in each zone — and liveries will be allowed to pick up street ... read more

New York To Allow Pets On Public Transit During Evacuations

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state will now allow people to take pets on any kind of public transportation when evacuating during an emergency. Officials say the new policy ensures ... read more

New York to Allow Pets on Public Transit During Evacuations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will now allow people to take pets on any kind of public transportation when evacuating during an emergency. Officials say the new policy ensures residents don't ... read more



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