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Thurs., Oct. 5–Wed., Oct. 11 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY, FRIDAY & MONDAY FOR SUCCOTH AND COLUMBUS DAY Some are now worrying about the “Fall of Hell” as a result of a devastating highway ramp fire in NJ that has caused lasting traffic headaches for Downtown. The westbound Route 139 ramp, just past […]

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Dates: Thursday, September 28 – Wednesday, October 4 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED SATURDAY FOR YOM KIPPUR. With two presidential visits in a week now behind us, Lower Manhattan can take a deep breath. Nonetheless, the usual football and festivals, as well as Yom Kippur, will mean some traffic turbulence. Here’s what to expect […]

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Dates: Thurs., Sept. 21 – Wed., Sept. 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH POTUS alert! President Trump will leave town on Thursday, but not for long.  Thursday afternoon he hits the road, and to Downtowners that road is the FDR.   He departs via the Wall Street Heliport […]

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Dates: Thursday, September 14 – Wednesday, September 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Brace yourselves, lower Manhattan! Between POTUS’s arrival in town on Sunday and the first Monday night football game of the year, on top of various street festivals and fairs, we’re looking at a tough traffic week ahead. President […]

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Dates: Thurs., Sept. 7–Wed., Sept. 13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Monday will mark the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and New York City and the nation will remember as always, with the 9/11 Ceremony, which will close the area bounded by Barclay Street and Battery Place, and between Broadway […]

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Dates: Thursday, August 31 – Wednesday, September 6 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND MONDAY  Merge Ahead!  Get-away traffic plus Jets fans heading to MetLife will converge on Thursday evening. The Labor Day escape from New York City will begin in earnest on Thursday afternoon—which is, these days, the new Friday when it […]

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Thurs. Aug. 24–Wed., Aug. 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Get ready for a home-team showdown at MetLife Stadium, as the Jets take on the Giants on Saturday! Though this preseason face-off will kick off at 7 p.m., expect jams to start mid-afternoon, with parking lots at the stadium opened by 2 […]

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Dates: Thursday, August 17 – Wednesday, August 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK President Trump may have said goodbye to New York City until his next visit, but don’t worry: plenty of traffic-starters will cause Lower Manhattan Streets to freeze up over the coming week. Another Saturday of Summer Streets, from […]

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Thurs., Aug. 10–Wed., Aug. 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION Special alert! President Trump will make his second visit as POTUS to New York City, but unlike his May visit, he plans to stay for more than just a half-day jaunt. Brace yourselves for widespread gridlock from Sunday evening […]

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Dates: Thursday, August 3 – Wednesday, August 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Plenty of action will cause Lower Manhattan gridlock over the coming week. Here’s what’s on deck: On Friday, the Broad Street Summer Expo will close Liberty Street between Broadway and Church Street from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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