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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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Dates: Thursday, July 27 – Wednesday, August 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK It’s a calm couple of weeks on the streets of Lower Manhattan as far as traffic-causing events. Even still, we’ve got just over one more month of extra-heavy jams ahead of us before NJ Transit can resume its normal […]

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Dates: Thursday, July 20 – Wednesday, July 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK I continue to monitor Lower Manhattan traffic to gauge the impact of the Penn Station repairs on Downtown streets near bridges and tunnels.  The west side continues to suffer from extra traffic, either because there are more drivers from […]

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Thurs., July 13 – Wed., July 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK We’re now a few days into Penn Station’s track repair and so far, most of us have been spared the predicted hellish conditions, but don’t get complacent. Wednesday evening, as I write this, the backups at the Holland Tunnel are […]

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Thurs., June 29–Wed., June 5 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR FOURTH OF JULY Happy Independence Day! An estimated one-million people will assemble along the East River on Tuesday to watch fireworks. To accommodate the crowds, the city will be closing the FDR Drive. That means the West Side Highway will experience delays as drivers avoid […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR EID-AL-FITR Gridlock and pedlock alert for the West Village! The Pride Parade will return Sunday, taking over streets streets from Midtown to the West Village from noon to 8 p.m. (but expect crowds to gather beginning around 10 […]

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Dates: Thurs., June 15–Wed, June 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy Father’s Day! Sunday is dad’s day, and though traffic will be lighter than on Mother’s Day one month ago, Lower Manhattan should still expect some slowdowns at the Holland Tunnel. It’s Pride season again, and New York City will celebrate […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 8 – Wednesday, June 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert! In remembrance of  the deadly shooting the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last year, a vigil will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village. Expect large […]

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