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Transit Sam: Week of Sept. 29, 2016

Dates: Thursday, Sept. 29 – Wednesday, Oct. 5 SUNDAY PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR ROSH HASHANA Shanah Tovah, New York! Fall is upon us, which means some of the city’s favorite events are just around the corner. Jewish holidays will usher in the New Year for those of you who celebrate […]

Dates: Thurs., Sept. 22 – Wed., Sept. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK This week, things will start to wind down so our streets can take a breather from the heavy traffic caused by the UN General Assembly and the arrival of 130 heads of state and government — in particular, President […]

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Dates: Thursday, September 15 – Wednesday, September 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Just because Summer is winding down doesn’t mean it’s quite over. Between music, sports, and festivals, we’ll have plenty of chances to enjoy the rest of the season. But this week also brings the U.N. General Assembly, which […]

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Thurs., Sept. 8–Wed., Sept. 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK This week features the biggest convergence of gridlock events of the fall — the U.N. General Assembly, as well as the 9/11 Ceremony, New York Fashion Week, the NYC Century Bike Tour, and the first day of school. Maybe we should call […]

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Dates: Thurs., Sept. 1 – Wed., Sept. 7 SUNDAY PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY As I’ve always said, Thursday is the new Friday when it comes to getaway weekends. And this Thursday, not only is it the big exodus for Labor Day weekend but we’ve got a Giants game that’s sure […]

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Dates: Thurs., Aug. 25-Wed., Aug. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Students take Manhattan by storm this week, with college move-ins all over the city. But the biggest of all will take place Downtown at NYU with Welcome Day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Though students will gather there throughout […]

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Dates: Thursday, August 18- Wednesday, August 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK This is the third and final weekend of the DOT’s Summer Streets program, so enjoy these carless streets while you can! Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, and Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl. (and […]

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Dates: Thurs., Aug. 11–Wed., Aug. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING SUSPENDED MONDAY, IN EFFECT REST OF WEEK NFL games during weeknights, even pre-season games, affect traffic much more than Sunday games.  That’s because fans hit the roads during the afternoon peak period. We’ve got two consecutive games at the Meadowlands on Thursday and Friday nights.  The […]

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Dates: Thurs., Aug. 4 – Wed., Aug. 10 ALTERNATES SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Millions March NYC Demonstrators will be gathering in City Hall Park in between Broadway and Park Row all week. DOT’s summer streets begin this weekend, brining lots of pedestrian activity to the streets! The citywide festival will close […]

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Date: Thurs., July 28–Wed., Aug. 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Looks like we need a choreographer at the tunnels. The Holland Tunnel will have one eastbound tube closed (two lanes closed) from 11 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday, slowing traffic in both directions and creating delays on Canal St., […]

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