Mayor Bill de Blasio stresses New York City resilience to winter weather

Mayor Bill de Blasio is praising New York City's resilience after a series of winter storms this year. The mayor spoke about the city's snow

De Blasio spoke about storm cleanup after Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency.

De Blasio spoke about storm cleanup after Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency. (2/5/14)

NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is praising New York City's resilience after a series of winter storms this year. 

The mayor spoke about the city's snow removal efforts during a press conference, saying it's ready to deal with any additional freezing rain. De Blasio also defended the decision to keep schools open despite very icy conditions. 

He once again reminded everyone that alternate-side parking is suspended Thursday. He encouraged everyone to leave their cars where they are and take mass transit, or just stay at home. 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier declared a state of emergency for the entire state due to inclement weather. He also said that the city is experiencing a shortage of salt, but added that the state has some on hand that it will be distributing. 

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