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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK
The BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival will close Bleecker St. between Broadway and Sixth Ave. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
FASTRACK repairs on the Broadway line mean no trains at N, Q, and R stations in Manhattan from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. Q trains will be rerouted via the D line in Manhattan, and there will be no N or R service in Manhattan.
Only one lane of Broadway will be open between E. Houston and Broome Sts., and between Howard and Canal Sts. 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday through Friday nights.
In the Battery Park Underpass, the south tube (from Route 9A to the FDR) will completely close 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Extra nighttime traffic on Canal St. coming from the west and the east: All lanes of the Manhattan-bound Lincoln Tunnel ‘helix’ road (the spiral approach road to the tunnel) will close 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights, sending drivers to the Holland Tunnel. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights, diverting traffic to the Manhattan Bridge.
Leonard St. will close between Church St. and West Broadway 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Friday, June 28. Westbound traffic will be detoured to White St. This block will also close all day Thursday.
In Tribeca, York St. between Sixth Ave. and St. Johns Lane; and St. Johns Lane between Laight and Beach Sts. will close 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.
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From the mailbag:
Dear Transit Sam,
Are yellow cabs allowed to pick up or drop off at bus stops in Manhattan?
Anh, New York
Yes. Statute 4-08(c)(3) of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law states that “no person shall stand or park a vehicle other than an authorized bus in its assigned bus stop…except that the operator of a vehicle may temporarily stand therein for the purpose of expeditiously receiving and discharging passengers.” So, go ahead, but be quick and don’t block incoming buses!
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