Bloomberg did not join other area elected officials angered by delays in sending Sandy cash.
The QueensWay project would turn 3.5 miles of abandoned rail tracks into a public park.
Brooklyn and Manhattan will finally be fully connected again by Friday's rush hour.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he wants a deal with the UFT by December 21.
Bloomberg will travel to Washington Wednesday to try to secure federal money.
A new poll shows high approval for the government's handling of the storm.
The tunnel will open to car and bus traffic in both directions starting 6 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012.
The president flew over the Rockaways and toured Staten Island on Thursday.
Michael Hervey, acting CEO of LIPA, will leave at the end of the year.
The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy.
The storm, compounded by Hurricane Sandy, has left some 23,000 people without power in the borough.
The nor'easter that hit New York Wednesday has set back the schedule of gasoline supply.
The Holland Tunnel will re-open to commuters on Wednesday morning.
A major storm will bring wind, rain and snow to the city Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.
Many voters said they were indifferent towards what was once a heated congressional race.
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