She added that the policy is “very short-term” and that it can be lifted at any time. Ms. Streeter declined to offer an exact time.
Michael Watt, the executive director of the Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association, said he does not think it would be necessary for officers to be called out to gas stations, explaining that the station employees would monitor plate numbers to ensure that costumers were following the odd-even regulations.
“Our people are in the business of serving costumers, not turning away customers, but we hope that Long Islanders cooperate,” he said. “This is a... more