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Transit Sam, Week of Dec. 18, 2014

Thurs. Dec.18 – Wed., Dec. 24  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  |  Happy holidays to all my readers! The roads are decked with major gridlock: the city announced official Gridlock Alert Days for Thursday and Friday. Traffic volumes will be higher all over the city, especially at crossings in Lower Manhattan, including the […]

BY JANEL BLADOW   |  It’s the holiday season and bells should be ringing, people should be singing…instead around our neighborhood, everyone’s in the catfight that the Howard Hughes Corporation development has become! It’s over… Just go ahead and consider the South Street Seaport the new Meatpacking District, as one attendee at last week’s WWD […]

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Thurs., Dec. 11 – Wed., Dec.17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK ‘Tis the season for nor’easters, sleet, snow, and rain, which means increases in potential hazards for pedestrians and drivers alike. Pedestrians will be darting across streets to get out of the cold, and not everyone will be crossing safely. Very […]

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Thurs., Dec. 4 – Wed., Dec. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. Royal gridlock alert! Prince William and Duchess Kate are making their inaugural trip to New York this Sunday. The first stop on the royal itinerary is a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, so expect gridlock as the couple makes their […]

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Wed., Nov. 26 – Wed., Dec. 3  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING. Happy Thanksgiving!  Expect a cornucopia of traffic this holiday weekend: gas prices are down, air travel is up, and subway ridership is breaking records this year, meaning lots of folks will be traveling to and from the city. Enjoy your day(s) […]

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Thurs., Nov. 20 – Wed., Nov. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Turkey Gridlock is here again! Lower Manhattan will see traffic surges over the next two weeks starting this Friday, with the approaches to the bridges and tunnels taking the hardest hit. The lines at the Holland Tunnel will start to […]

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Thurs., Nov. 20 – Wed., Nov. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Turkey Gridlock is here again! Lower Manhattan will see traffic surges over the next two weeks starting this Friday, with the approaches to the bridges and tunnels taking the hardest hit. The lines at the Holland Tunnel will start to […]

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Thursday, November 13 – Wednesday, November 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Major changes in Lower Manhattan for the better! The opening of the new Fulton Center and its 27 entrances means sunlit subway transfers and continued Downtown resurgence. Watch for increased pedestrian activity in the area. Now that the W.T.C. is […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS    |  Lower East Side butcher Dionisio Silva has a big trip to look forward to once he exits the hospital. The Essex St. Market regular has received more than $5,000 in donations since Sept. 17 to fund his first trip in three decades to his native Brazil, as well as offset […]

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Thurs., Nov. 6 – Wed., Nov. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR VETERANS DAY Happy Veteran’s Day! I salute all of our courageous veterans. To honor the day, the Veteran’s Day Festival will close Broadway between Liberty St. and Battery Pl. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 11. The Veteran’s Day Parade in Midtown […]

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