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Transit Sam: Week of Dec. 1, 2016

Dates: Thurs., Dec. 1–Wed., Dec. 7 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Maybe it’s Trump-lock in Midtown, maybe it’s the new Nike store, maybe it’s because so many people think Soho is so hot… Whatever the reason the crowds in Soho, especially along Broadway, Canal St. to Houston St. and north, look […]

Dates: Thursday, November 24 – Wednesday, November 30 SUNDAY RULES IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING — FRIDAY ALL PARKING RULES REINSTATED Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s the day-by-day rundown and how it affects Downtown: Thursday morning will be an easy time to drive or taxi as long as one stays south of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade […]

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Dates: Fri., Nov. 19 – Sun., Nov. 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK This year, nearly 50 million Americans will take off to feast to their hearts’ content for Turkey Day, which means the most cars on the road for Thanksgiving in nearly a decade. Of these 50 million, 90 percent […]

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Dates:  Thursday, November 10 –Wednesday, November 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR VETERANS DAY W is for Wow!  Lower Manhattanites get their W train back effective this week.  The W train, you’ll recall, services Whitehall, Canal, City Hall and all N train stops in Manhattan and Queens.  The W runs weekday service […]

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Dates: Thurs., Nov. 3–Wed., Nov. 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR ELECTION DAY Marathon gridlock alert! The NYC Marathon — the biggest in the world — will see more than 50,000 athletes stampede through our streets on Sunday from roughly 7 a.m. to noon. And let’s hope they run fast, because the long […]

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  Dates:  Thurs., Oct. 27–Wed., Nov. 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR ALL SAINTS’ DAY Spooky slowdowns will haunt Lower Manhattan when Monday’s Village Halloween Parade sends thousands of costumed characters and dozens of  floats up Sixth Ave. with more than a million spectators on the sidelines! But before that, on Thursday, […]

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Dates: Thurs., Oct. 16–Wed., Oct. 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY Athletes take over the streets of New York again this week with the Bike MS ride on Sunday that will send cyclists all around Manhattan’s edge. With Sunday afternoon football fans headed to the Meadowlands at the same time, there […]

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Thursday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FOR SUCCOTH  The Community Board 1 Block Party will close Broad St. between Water and South Sts. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will close many streets in lower Manhattan on Saturday […]

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Dates: Thurs., Oct. 6 – Wed., Oct. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY Columbus Day means that alternate-side parking rules are suspended this Monday. But the rules aren’t quite like a normal Sunday suspension, and that makes this a big day for summons. This is what you should remember: schools are […]

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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 […]

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