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Transit Sam: Week of July 19, 2018

Dates: Thursday, July 19 – Wednesday, July 25  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Immigration protests will be bigger this week Downtown. Bikes against Deportation will be cycling around the immigration court at Varick, Houston, Hudson and Clarkson Streets Thursday between 5 and 6 p.m. Those streets and the Holland Tunnel entrances […]

Dates: Thursday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 18 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  New York’s City of Water Day is Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and this year the hub moves east to South Street Seaport, where there’s also a sold out fitness and music event all day. There’ll be […]

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Dates: Wednesday, July 4 – Wednesday, July 11 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY  Macy’s July 4th fireworks are above 23rd St. this year, but they’ll be visible much further down the FDR so the roadway will be closed from Montgomery to 63rd Sts. 3 p.m. Wednesday until about 1 a.m. […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 28 – Tuesday, July 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Brooklyn Bridge Area Alert! Saturday at Foley Square could be the largest immigrant rights protest since the Trump administration began separating children from their parents at the border. Protesters will rally at 10 a.m. and then march over […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 21 – Wednesday, June 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Trump administration’s new policy of separating young children from their parents at the border will likely swell the number of protesters at the weekly Thursday Jericho Walk immigrant rights protest 11 a.m. to noon at Federal Plaza […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR EID AL-FITR The Flag Day Parade will have children and others marching and waving stars and stripes Thursday, closing down Broadway from City Hall to Stone St. from about 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown’s River to […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 7 – Wednesday, June 13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK State DOT this week began installing new security infrastructure including bollards, curbs, etc. on the Hudson River greenway in Lower Manhattan near Chambers St./Stuyvesant High School and in Chelsea, replacing the ugly and constricting Jersey barriers placed there […]

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Dates: Thurs., May 31–Wed., June 6 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Brooklyn Bridge Alert! Downtown’s Foley Square has Jericho Walks this Thursday and Friday related to immigrant advocates’ outrage over two different issues regarding children, and an anti-gun march Saturday. Friday’s rush hour rally from 5 to 6:30 p.m. is part of […]

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Dates: Thursday, May 24 – Wednesday, May 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY   Thursday is the new Friday when it comes to get-away traffic, but the odd thing is Friday is still Friday traffic-wise.  So, lower Manhattanites brace yourselves for major traffic jams at the five bridges and tunnels […]

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Dates: Thursday, May 17 – Wednesday, May 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR SHAVUOT There’s lots of happenings affecting Downtown traffic this week including the NYPD 5K Memorial Run, which will close down the southbound side of the West Side Highway between Albany and 14th Sts. Sunday 9:45 a.m. to noon. There’s […]

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