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Transit Sam: Week of June 22, 2017

Dates: Thursday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR EID-AL-FITR Gridlock and pedlock alert for the West Village! The Pride Parade will return Sunday, taking over streets streets from Midtown to the West Village from noon to 8 p.m. (but expect crowds to gather beginning around 10 […]

Dates: Thurs., June 15–Wed, June 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy Father’s Day! Sunday is dad’s day, and though traffic will be lighter than on Mother’s Day one month ago, Lower Manhattan should still expect some slowdowns at the Holland Tunnel. It’s Pride season again, and New York City will celebrate […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 8 – Wednesday, June 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert! In remembrance of  the deadly shooting the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last year, a vigil will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village. Expect large […]

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Dates: Thurs., June 1–Wed., June 7 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR SHAVUOT Demo alert! The March for Truth, will bring demonstrators to Foley Square, between Centre, Worth, and Lafayette streets, at 9 a.m. on Saturday. At 10:30 a.m., the crowd will march down the east side of Broadway, ending on Beaver Street, between […]

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Dates: Thursday, May 25 – Wednesday, May 31  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY AND WEDNESDAY (AND NEXT THURSDAY) FOR SHAVUOT Gridlock alert! Memorial Day is Monday, and that makes this weekend one of the biggest for out-of-city getaway times. Every year, New York gets slammed with jams as people flock to […]

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Dates: Thurs., May 18–Wed., May 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert: Financial District streets shut down during Thursday’s afternoon rush hour! The American Heart Association Wall Street Run, will kick off a busy week for streets in Downtown Manhattan. Streets will start closing around 5 pm as runners mass on […]

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Dates: Thursday, May 11 – Wednesday, May 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Mother’s Day is Sunday, which means kids, spouses, and others will be out on the town for the day. There’s always much more traffic on Mother’s Day than on Father’s Day, because while moms often cook for dads, […]

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Dates: Thurs., May 4–Wed., May 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK POTUS alert! Today, Thursday, President Trump will arrive mid-afternoon in the Big Apple at the Wall Street Heliport. Via the FDR, he’ll go straight to midtown, shutting down the FDR all the way to 63rd Street, and will remain there until […]

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Dates: Thursday, April 20 – Wednesday, May 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special alert! Trump will make his first presidential visit to New York Thursday, May 4th,  at the Intrepid, on 46th Street and West Side Highway. As of now, I hear the event will be during the evening, starting […]

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Dates: Thurs., April 20–Wed., April 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Gridlock alert! Saturday is Earth Day, and in celebration, Broadway, between 17th and 47th Streets will go Car Free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Because of diversions, lower Fifth and Park Avenues, as well as 14th Street will be jammed […]

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