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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 11 – Wed., Feb. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND MONDAY Summons Alert Day ahead! Although Presidents’ Day on Monday is a national holiday, only alternate side parking rules are suspended. Many people don’t know this and are surprised to find tickets for meter violations and No Parking rules. The best […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 4 – Wed., Feb. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY It’s that time again — Fashion Week is here and it’s already causing traffic troubles for lower Manhattan. Watch out for slowdowns on Varick between Laight and Beach Sts. and on St. John’s Pl. between Beach and York Sts. […]

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Thurs., Jan. 28 – Wed., Feb. 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY Blizzard gridlock bonanza! The historic 26.8-inch snow drop means that alternate side parking rules are suspended through the weekend. They will resume Monday, February 1. While the snow is still around (but melting quickly with sunny skies) be […]

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Dates: Thursday, January 21 – Wednesday, January 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED SAT., JAN. 23 FOR SNOW REMOVAL Presidential politics will cause traffic jams in lower Manhattan on Saturday.  Downtown will “Feel the Bern” of traffic this weekend with a March for Bernie Sanders 3 p.m. Saturday. Closures will be at the NYPD’s […]

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Thurs., Jan. 14 – Wed., Jan. 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MLK DAY  Heads up, Lower Manhattanites: Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday is a Summons Alert Day! While you may get lured into the 3-day relaxation and break from most schools and offices, remember: it is NOT a 3-day […]

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Thursday, December 24 – Wednesday, December 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR CHRISTMAS  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Lower Manhattanites! Just because there aren’t any official “Gridlock Alert Days” left this year doesn’t mean you’ll be off the holiday traffic hook! Christmas Eve Thursday roads will be a flurry of […]

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Thurs., Dec. 17 – Wed., Dec. 23 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, Friday, and next Wednesday. Traffic volumes will be higher all over the city, especially at crossings in […]

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Dates: Thur., Dec. 10 – Wed., Dec. 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK We’re in the middle of the busiest time of the year: from Thanksgiving to New Year, New York welcomes more than five million visitors, and that means gridlock for all. This Friday and Wednesday are official NYC Gridlock […]

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Thurs., Dec. 3 – Wed., Dec. 9  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. Battle at the Meadowlands means more traffic on Manhattan streets. The Giants and Jets face off 1 p.m. Sunday at MetLife Stadium. 75,000 fans turned out last year, so a crush of drivers will take to the Lincoln […]

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Thurs., Nov. 26 – Wed., Dec. 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING Happy Thanksgiving! Expect a cornucopia of traffic this holiday weekend: gas prices are down, air travel is up, and subways are crowded as always, meaning lots of folks will be traveling to and from the city. Enjoy your day(s) off, and be […]

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