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Transit Sam, Week of Sept. 25, 2014

Thurs., Sept. 25 – Wed., Oct. 1 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH President Obama leaves town Thursday, but the U.N. General Assembly continues on and will have some impacts on Lower Manhattan traffic. There will be domino traffic as drivers avoid the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and opt for the Williamsburg Bridge adding traffic to Delancey St. For […]

Thurs., Sept., 18 – Wed., Sept.24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK POTUS gridlock alert! President Obama will head to the city Tuesday in advance of the U.N. General Assembly. He’ll likely fly into J.F.K. Tuesday afternoon or evening, chopper to the Wall St. heliport, and motorcade up the F.D.R. to Midtown, where he’ll stay at […]

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Gina Gibney has devoted herself to the Downtown dance scene since 1991 when she started her first studio at 890 Broadway in Flatiron. She has since expanded. Now, Gibney Dance has taken over the former Dance New Amsterdam space at 280 Broadway near City Hall, and is renovating it. Gibney sat down with Downtown Express […]

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Thurs., Sept. 11 – Wed., Sept. 17  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert for Lower Manhattan on Thursday!  In observance of the 13th remembrance of the September 11th attacks, all streets in the area bounded by Barclay St., Thames/Albany Sts., Trinity Pl./Church St., and West St. will close 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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Thurs., Sept. 4 – Wed. Sept. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Fashion Week is here! While the big shows are concentrated around Lincoln Center, Lower Manhattan will play host to a number itself. At Spring Studios on Varick between Laight and Beach Sts., shows on Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and Wednesday mid-morning will spell slow exits from […]

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Thurs., Aug. 28 – Wed., Sept. 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY Labor Day means the end of summer is here! Whether you stay in the city or head out of town, there will be some mean traffic to face. Beginning around 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, West St./Route 9A, the F.D.R., and […]

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Thurs., Aug.. 21 – Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Battle at the Meadowlands means more traffic on Manhattan streets. The Giants and Jets face off in a preseason match-up 7:30 p.m. Friday at MetLife Stadium.About 75,000 fans turned out last year, so a crush of drivers will […]

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Thurs., Aug. 14 – Wed., Aug. 20  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING |   RULES ARE SUSPENDED  FRIDAY FOR FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION Last Summer Streets of 2014! If you haven’t gotten to go there, do so; it’s terrific and quiet with no cars. Centre St. will close between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square and Lafayette St. will […]

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Thurs., Aug. 7 – Wed., Aug.13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The D.O.T.’s Summer Streets program will close Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, and Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl. (and Park Ave. all the way up to E 72nd St.) 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Dept. of Transportation’s Summer Streets program will close Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, and Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl. (and Park Ave. all the way up to E 72nd St.) 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Manhattan-bound traffic on the […]

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