If you’ve been having difficulty accessing the city’s interactive evacuation zone map, you are not alone. It seems to be stuttering in the face of heavy traffic, so we’re posting WNYC’s excellent offering above.
In answer to questions about the city’s application malfunctioning at a press conference in Seward Park High School just now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it takes “about 20 minutes. “We’re doing the best we can,” Bloomberg said, noting his staff is open to “better ideas.”
Zone A, pictured in the red areas above, is under mandatory evacuation orders by 7 p.m. this evening, at which time the subways will also be shutting down for the duration of the storm. Bus service is expected to stop at 9 p.m.