Pennsylvania Avenue is not its usual bumper-to-bumper busy on Monday morning as heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy arrives in Washington. With many hunkered down at home, the commute was easier for those who did venture out. (Associated Press)

Pennsylvania Avenue is not its usual bumper-to-bumper busy on Monday morning as heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy arrives in Washington. With many hunkered down at home, the commute was easier for those who did venture out. (Associated Press)