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Transit Sam: Week of May 10, 2018

Dates: Thursday, May 10 – Wednesday, May 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION    Happy Mother’s Day to moms everywhere, and to the drivers, be aware the streets and roads will be busier as many families go out to celebrate. The nicer restaurants of Tribeca and Fidi will […]

Dates: Thurs., May 3–Wed., May 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Five Boro Bike Tour begins in Lower Manhattan Sunday and will tie up streets all morning. Just after midnight the formation area will close from The Battery to Franklin and Church Sts. along Greenwich St., Trinity Pl. and Church St. […]

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Dates: Thursday, April 26 – Wednesday, May 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Three days before the “Homeland” season finale, series star Claire Danes will be discussing the show at the Tribeca Film Festival Hub on St. John’s Lane, near Sixth Ave., Canal and Varick Sts. and the Holland Tunnel entrances […]

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Dates: Thurs., April 19 – Wed., April 25 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Joggers will have the run of Downtown’s West Side Sunday morning and the East Side in the evening. The Nike Go NYC 5k run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. will have the larger traffic effect. Runners take the […]

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Dates: Thursday, April 12 – Wednesday, April 18 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Big walks for science, for Little League, and against teen-dating violence will be slowing traffic Downtown on Saturday. The March for Science begins in Washington Square Park around 9 a.m., Saturday and the group will leave around noon, […]

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Dates: Thursday, April 5 – Wednesday, April 11 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FOR ORTHODOX HOLY THURSDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY FOR PASSOVER Driving commuters and car owners parked in good spots have something to enjoy the rest of this week. There are two more days of lighter traffic as public schools are […]

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Dates: Thursday, March 29 – Wednesday, April 4 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED HOLY THURSDAY, GOOD FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY FOR PASSOVER The first get-away surge of 2018 hits Thursday afternoon with schools closed starting Friday for Easter-Passover vacation for the next 10 days. Expect the Holland Tunnel traffic to be heavier than usual starting […]

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Dates: Thurs., Mar. 22 – Wed., Mar. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR SNOW OPERATIONS   Protests on tap will make things slower on the Brooklyn Bridge this weekend, and all over Lower Manhattan Saturday, when there’s a small march over the bridge and a massive one in Midtown. The […]

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Dates: Thursday, March 15 – Wednesday, March 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  The NYC Half Marathon will literally run though Lower Manhattan Sunday morning on a new route over the Manhattan Bridge and through Chinatown and the Lower East Side. The route will close to traffic from about 6:30 a.m. […]

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Dates: Thurs., March 8 – Wed., March 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND PROBABLY FRIDAY FOR SNOW REMOVAL  Downtown protests this week include the International Women’s Day Thursday and an anti-gun school walkout Wednesday. The #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns should add to the crowds for the women’s rights walk, which starts at […]

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