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Transit Sam, Week of July 30, 2015

Thurs., July 30 – Wed., Aug. 5 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Major weekend street closures ahead! The D.O.T.’s Summer Streets program will close Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl., and Union Square East between 15th and 17th Sts. as […]

Thurs., July 23 – Wed., July 29 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Another full closure for Manhattan-bound traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge ahead! All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will completely close midnight Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. The rest of the week’s closures are 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, and 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Wednesday nights. All this […]

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Thurs., July 16 – Wed., July 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR EID AL-FITR Another full weekend closure ahead for Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, and then it’s back to the usual overnight weekly closures. All Manhattan-bound lanes will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, midnight Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, and then 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. This means more […]

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Thurs., July 16 – Wed., July 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR EID AL-FITR Another full weekend closure ahead for Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, and then it’s back to the usual overnight weekly closures. All Manhattan-bound lanes will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, midnight Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, and then 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. This means more […]

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Thurs., July 9 – Wed., July 15 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Friday, there will be a ticker–tape parade for the U.S. World Champion Women’s Soccer team —a great event for Downtown but not so great if you need to drive or even walk across Broadway 11 a.m. to noon.  With Broadway […]

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(Originally posted June 30, 2015) ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY Happy Independence Day! With July 4th on Saturday and most workplaces taking the holiday on Friday, the big getaway will be Thursday afternoon, but don’t be surprised if you see a surge Wednesday afternoon as well. Expect a crunch at every bridge and tunnel out of Lower […]

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Thurs., June 25 – Wed., July 1 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK (Updated June 24, 2015 with a correction about the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel) June is Pride month, and this weekend is packed with events: a kick-off rally at Pier 26 will take place 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday. Thousands of […]

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Thurs. June 18 – Wed., June 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21! If you are travelling into Lower Manhattan to be with dad, be prepared for delays — the Manhattan-bound Brooklyn Bridge will be closed all weekend. Beginning midnight on Fri., June 19 through 6 a.m. Mon., June 22, all Manhattan-bound lanes […]

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Thurs., June 11 – Wed., June 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Tunnel closures abound this week! In the Lincoln Tunnel, the New York-bound tube will close 11 p.m.Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday, as will one New York-bound lane in the Holland Tunnel. The Lincoln Tunnel closure will send drivers down […]

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Thurs., June 4 – Wed., June 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK River-lock strikes Lower Manhattan once again with closures at the Hudson and East River crossings! In the Holland Tunnel, one New York-bound and one New Jersey-bound tube will close 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday and Friday nights. Expect delays at […]

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