More commuters are returning to work in New Jersey one week after Sandy while forecasters track another coastal storm and children prepare for a postponed Halloween.

Garden State Parkway in Coloinia (NJ DOT)

New Jersey Transit on Monday implemented a special bus system to shuttle commuters into New York City. Rail service remains limited. Utility crews are working to restore electricity to 779,571 homes and businesses, down from 2.7 million.

Officials say more gasoline is flowing. Rationing remains in effect in 12 counties, where motorists with odd number license plates can get gas Monday.

Roughly 800 of New Jersey's 2,400 schools are open.

Gov. Chris Christie designated Monday to celebrate Halloween. It's not clear what will happen in the hardest hit towns.

A small 2.0 earthquake jolted residents awake in Ringwood, but caused no damage.


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