I work in a suburban office park near the airport. Some buildings around us are emptying out and we've heard stories that they're closing the interstate near the aiport (that's unconfirmed - I can see it from my window and it looks to be moving fine).
I wish they'd send us home - I may leave anyway ...
My husband and I just went by the Red Cross building in our town and the line for blood donation was out the door and wrapped around the building, at least 100 people. I guess we'll have to try again after dinner. sigh.
Also the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, which has alot of planners was based in the WTC. So far as I've heard, most everyone was out. The thing that sucks is that it isn't just the WTC, my old firm's downtown office was at 90 West Street, just across the street, and the building is almost a total loss, all the windows blown out and debris all fallen in.