17 Must-Follow #Sandy Twitter Feeds


Hurricane Sandy may be weakening, but its aftereffects continue to ripple through the East Coast. News developments will continue to break throughout the week, so we've compiled this alphabetized list of Twitter feeds to help you keep track of news about public transportation systems, power restoration, school reopenings and more. 

@ConEdison: The official Twitter feed of New York City’s power company is providing updates on service outages.

@CoryBooker:
The mayor of Newark, N.J., is providing a constant stream of information for residents, from ways to seek assistance to areas to avoid. 

@CTLightandPower: The power company for Connecticut is keeping residents up to speed on outages and progress.

@DomVAPower: Lost power in Virginia? Follow Dominion Power’s Twitter feed to stay informed

@GovChristie: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is keeping residents of the Garden State informed about relief efforts.

@GovMalloyOffice: Gov. Dan Malloy of Connecticut is providing residents with information about his whereabouts and what's being done to improve conditions in damages areas.

@GovernorMarkell: Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is offering valuable tips to his constituents to help them manage the aftermath of the hurricane.

@GovernorOMalley: Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is a good follow for those in the state looking to stay informed on the progress following the hurricane.

@MetroNorthTweet: The Metro North rail Twitter feed will provide regular rider information on service restoration.

@MikeBloomberg: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Twitter feed has been a primary source of Sandy-related news and pointed exhortations, such as "DO NOT CALL 911 EXCEPT IN CASES OF LIFE OR DEATH EMERGENCY - use 311 to report downed trees or power lines."

@MTAInsider: New York's Metro Transit Authority is tweeting about service updates and schedule changes. 

@NJ_TRANSIT: The major public transportation service for the state of New Jersey is keeping riders informed of schedule changes.

@NYGovCuomo: New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo is providing residents with information on what the state is doing to provide relief efforts to those affected.

@nycgov: In tandem with Mayor Bloomberg, the city government of New York is keeping residents informed of the progress following the aftermath of the storm.

@PSEGNews: Faced with one of the biggest power outages in history, New Jersey’s utility company is providing tips and information to residents on how to handle the storm.

@PepcoConnect: Residents of Washington, D.C., and Maryland who want to find out updates about power outages need to follow Pepco’s Twitter feed.

@wmata: The official feed of the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority is keeping those in the D.C. area informed on schedule changes and service outages.

 

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