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Transit Sam, Week of Feb. 26, 2015

Thurs., Feb. 26 – Wed., March 4  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Lunar New Year celebrations continue in Lower Manhattan! A Chinese Lunar Festival will close Market St. between East Broadway and Division St. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Both Hudson River tunnels will be impacted by maintenance this coming week, causing […]

Thurs., Feb. 19 – Wed., Feb. 25 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR Sunday is the 16th Lunar New Year Parade in Lower Manhattan. The following streets will have rolling closures between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.: Mott St. between Broome St. and Chatham Sq., Chatham Sq. between Mott St. […]

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Thurs., Feb. 12 – Wed., Feb. 18 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED Thursday, MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY Happy Valentine’s Day! Despite the unrelenting cold weather, expect an uptick in Saturday night travel as couples hit Lower Manhattan for romantic outings. Monday is a Summons Alert Day. Although Presidents’ Day is a recognized national holiday, only alternate side parking rules are […]

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Thurs., Feb. 5 – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SCHEDULED TO BE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK, CHECK 311 FOR UPDATES More snow is expected this week, which means there’s a chance that alternate side parking rules will be suspended and transit will be delayed. Check 311, follow me on Twitter @GridlockSam, or […]

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Thursday, January 29 – Wednesday, February 4  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK.  Check 311 for updates Below-freezing temperatures and even more snowfalls are in the forecast through the week, so the snow will most likely stick around. Avoid driving if at all possible, but if you must, use extreme caution. Follow […]

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Thurs., Jan. 22 – Wed., Jan. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ALL WEEK The trial of Khalid al-Fawwaz began on Tues., Jan. 20 and will continue through the week. Heavy security around Foley Square for the trial will make for slow traffic on Lafayette and Centre Sts. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn […]

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Thurs., Jan. 15 – Wed., Jan. 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is a Summons Alert Day! It may be a three-day weekend for schools and most offices, but it’s no three-day weekend for parking rules. Only alternate side parking is suspended on […]

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Thurs., Jan. 8 – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Temperatures are dropping to below-freezing this week and the city has officially issued the first snow alert of the new year. Avoid driving if at all possible during snow alerts, but if you must drive, use extreme caution! […]

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Thurs., Jan. 1 – Wed., Jan. 7    |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR NEW YEAR’S   Happy New Year, Lower Manhattanites! Here’s the deal with parking rules on New Year’s Day: alternate side parking is suspended, meters are suspended, and all signs without the word “Anytime” are suspended. Public schools are back in session Monday and […]

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Thurs., Dec. 25 – Wed., Dec. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR CHRISTMAS Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanza, and New Year, Lower Manhattanites! I wish all my readers safe travels and happy holidays. On Christmas, alternate side parking rules, meter rules, and rules like “No Parking Monday through Friday” are suspended. All rules that […]

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