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Transit Sam: Week of Jan.11, 2018

Dates: Thurs., Jan. 11–Wed., Jan. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY FOR POST-SNOW TRASH COLLECTION, AND MONDAY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY Well, the so-called “bomb cyclone” snow storm is long gone, but the effort to clear 13 inches of snow has left some trash and recycling to pick up. […]

Dates: Thursday, December 21 – Wednesday, December 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR CHRISTMAS Oy vey!  We are already suffering from the worst traffic congestion in history and now along comes INRIX, the much-respected traffic data analysis firm, telling us in effect, “we ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” I quote, “This will be […]

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Dates: Thurs., Dec. 14–Wed., Dec. 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK ‘Tis the season for Gridlock and there’s no escaping the traffic congestion in Lower Manhattan. We’ve got three Gridlock Alert days in the next week including this Thursday, Friday and next Wednesday. Walk or take the subway whenever you can. The […]

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Dates: Thursday, December 7 – Wednesday, December 13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR IMMACULATE CONCEPTION DAY Christmas is more than two weeks away, but holiday gridlock is now. Friday and Wednesday are Gridlock Alert Days.  It’ll be even more hairy Downtown Friday, when there are expected to be lane closures on the […]

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Dates: Thurs., Nov. 30–Wed., Dec. 6 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Trumplock hits Saturday. POTUS will be arriving in the morning and leaving sometime in the afternoon. While his stops are all in Midtown or the Upper East Side, Downtown gets impacted as he arrives and leaves via the Wall Street […]

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Dates: Thursday, November 23 – Wednesday, November 29 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING Driving to Thanksgiving dinner? Your best bet is to leave before noon, when traffic in Lower Manhattan is surprisingly light. By noon, the Holland Tunnel and the Downtown bridges will see a surge in traffic and by 1 […]

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Dates: Thurs., Nov. 16–Wed., Nov. 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Hopefully, you have lots to be thankful for this holiday season, but light traffic won’t be one of them. Friday is the first Gridlock Alert Day as some Thanksgiving travelers begin their long treks. But, the biggest get-away day of the […]

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Dates: Thursday, November 9 – Wednesday, November 15 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES WILL BE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR VETERANS DAY  Lower Manhattan has become “Crane City” with multiple street closures this coming weekend for construction. Prince Street between Thompson Street and West Broadway closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from […]

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Dates: Thurs., Nov. 2–Wed., Nov. 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE WILL BE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR ELECTION DAY Special alert: following Tuesday’s deadly attack expect some continued street disruptions as police continue their investigation.  West St. will be most affected from 14th St. to Chambers St. and even down to the Battery. Expect increased police […]

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Dates: Thursday, October 26 – Wednesday, November 1 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES WILL BE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY FOR ALL SAINTS DAY Tuesday is Halloween, and from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., the Village Halloween Parade will take over the streets of the West Village, and beyond. Live music, floats, and costumed creatures will head up Sixth […]

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