Snag a car service before NYC runs out of gas

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Just ride a bike instead. Photo by The New York Times

With limited subway service and waits for the bus bridge now apparently somewhere between “one generation” and “eons upon eons,” you might be thinking it’s time to get around with a car service. Of course, on a day like today, with limited gas supplies and everyone needing to get around, what are the chances of taking a car at all, much less into Manhattan? Oy vey. Here are what’s happening at some of the local car services that we could even get through to.

440 Car Service 1266 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (718) 919-4040  – Cars and gas, doing trips into Manhattan

Harbor View Taxi, 9419 Fifth Avenue, (718) 860-2506 – via Twitter: “We are operating with backup phone number and limited fuel, here for you as best we can.”

Boerum Hill Car Service (718) 855-2222 ‎”Good morning, we have no cars. New York City has no gas.”

New American Car Service 221 Ditmas Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (718) 972-7979 ‎”Not going to Manhattan at all.”

Promenade Car Service , 151 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY (718) 858-6666 ‎One hour wait

Heights Car & Limo 78 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY (718) 222-9999 Couldn’t give wait times but said, “Stop by the office and I’ll hook you up with two more people to Manhattan.”


New Brooklyn Car Services Inc, 390 Broadway, South Williamsburg, (718) 388-2828 Five minute wait. HUZZAH!

Feel free to add car services that are up and running

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  1. Puebla Express Car Service… 4401 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (Cross street: 44th St)

    Neighborhood: Sunset Park / Green-Wood Heights
    Phone: 718-633-4400

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