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Transit Sam, Week of Jan. 29, 2015

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 […]

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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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 […]

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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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