New York City will establish gas rationing starting Friday to help reduce wait times and long lines at gas stations in the five boroughs.
The temporary odd-even system will remain in effect until further notice, and will operate as follows:
- Vehicles with license plates ending in an even number or the number “0” can make purchases of motor fuel on even numbered days.
- Vehicles with license plates ending in an odd number can make purchases of motor fuel on odd numbered days.
- Vehicles with licenses plates ending in a letter or other character can make purchases on odd numbered days.
- Commercial vehicles, emergency vehicles, buses and paratransit vehicles, Medical Doctor (MD) plates and vehicles licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission are exempt.