Hurricane Sandy is continuing on its path toward the New York City metropolitan area, bringing dangerous conditions and the potential for widespread flooding and property damage. Mayor Bloomberg has declared a mandatory evacuation of “Zone A” and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will suspend all subway, bus and commuter railroad service beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. PATH train service will also be suspended. There is currently no estimated time for service restoration of mass transit.
There will be no access to buildings in Zone A, which includes 388/390 Greenwich St. and 111 Wall St. All Citibank branches in Zone A will also be closed. Additional branch closures may also be necessary as other NYC areas receive mandatory evacuation orders. Therefore, all staff based in Citi facilities within mandatory evacuation zones must invoke their work-from-home strategies for Monday and Tuesday unless they are in business-critical roles that have established alternative work locations. Other Citi facilities outside of mandatory evacuation zones should be accessible for critical personnel only; non-critical personnel should invoke their work-from-home strategies.
If you have any questions about your role as relates to your business unit’s work plan, contact your manager or Business Recovery Coordinator. If you do not know your Business Recovery Coordinator, click here.
As always, the most current information will be available on federal, state or local emergency websites. You should consult the various transportation web sites around the New York Metropolitan area for any service updates. A map of NYC flood zones is available here.
Source - The New York Times, Wall Street Prepares to Work From Home as Storm Approaches