Sprawl City Bank Run: Dallas Twitter Users on DFW’S Gas Shortage After Hurricane Harvey

Photo (CC): Astronaut Randy Bresnik took this photo of Tropical Storm Harvey from the International Space Station on Aug. 28 at 1:27 p.m. CDT. All other photos courtesy of the author.  Rumors about Texas gas shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey prompted irrational but intense desperation among Dallasites to immediately fill up their cars. As a result, pandemonium erupted in the Metroplex, bringing with it mile-long pileups at gas stations, epic Twitter rants, and #gasshortage. I couldn’t resist the urge to analyze what Dallas Twitter users had to say about the run on area gas stations in late August. The...

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