Residents with license plates ending in an odd number can make gas purchases on odd-numbered days of the month Residents with plates ending in an even number will be able to buy gas on even-numbered days, the governor said.

Specialized plates or those not displaying a number will be considered odd numbered plates, a release from the governor’s office stated.

Instead, let sellers raise prices to something more in line with supply/demand curve. If that means $20/gallon, so be it. The pricing will make sure people know how valuable the resource is, and cause them to re-evaluate their use of gasoline. Then everybody gets at least some of what they *actually need*. Heartless? Hardly.

Via Christie Orders Odd-Even Rationing System For Filling Up Gas Tanks « CBS New York.