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Thurs., Nov. 5 – Wed., Nov. 11  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY FOR VETERANS DAY  Happy Veterans Day! Transit Sam salutes all of our courageous veterans. To honor the day, the Veterans Day Festival will close Broadway between Liberty St. and Battery Pl. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Expect West St. southbound […]

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Dates: Thursday, October 29 – Wednesday, November 4  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR ELECTION DAY  Gridlock is about to get ghastly in Lower Manhattan! The Village Halloween Parade returns Saturday night, bringing horrific traffic along with it. This year’s parade promises to be bigger and better than ever, closing Sixth Ave. between Canal and 18th Sts., […]

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Thursday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Downtowners, closures on the Hudson River crossings mean a slow return to Manhattan on Thursday night! One tube of the Lincoln Tunnel will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday, sending inbound traffic south to the Holland Tunnel. Meanwhile, one […]

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Thurs., Oct. 15 – Wed., Oct. 21, 2015  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Races and walks galore this week in Lower Manhattan! The Avon 39 Walk will close the Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway, as well as Lafayette St. between Howard and Duane Sts., and Centre St. between Lafayette St. and Brooklyn […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR COLUMBUS DAY SUMMONS ALERT DAY! Monday is Columbus Day and a notoriously confusing day for parking. Here’s what you need to know: Alternate side parking rules and school parking rules near public schools and many private schools will be suspended. All other rules, including meters, remain in effect. […]

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Thurs., Oct. 1 – Wed., Oct. 7   ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY   Obama has come and gone, but the U.N. General Assembly continues on through Saturday and will have some impacts on Lower Manhattan traffic. There will be domino traffic effects as drivers avoid the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and opt […]

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Thursday, September 24 – Wednesday, September 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY, FRIDAY, MONDAY, AND TUESDAY FOR EID AL-ADHA AND SUCCOTH Holy Pope-lock! Pope Francis’ first visit to the U.S. means traffic jams of biblical proportions around Manhattan. The pope arrives Thursday evening, but Friday is the bigger day for road closures and motorcades in Lower Manhattan – Don’t even THINK […]

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Thurs., Sept. 17 – Wed., Sept. 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY FOR YOM KIPPUR AND EID AL-ADHA Summer is finally winding down, but that doesn’t mean that festival season is over yet. There are a whole host of street fairs coming up for Lower Manhattan. The Stone Street Pedestrian Mall will close […]

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Thursday, September 10 – Wednesday, September 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH Special Alert for Lower Manhattan on Friday!  In observance of the 14th remembrance of the Sept. 11th attacks, all streets in the area bounded by Barclay St., Thames/Albany Sts., Trinity Pl./Church St., and West St. will close 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. While West and […]

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  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY This may be the latest date Labor Day can be but I’m expecting no relief from traffic after the sweltering week we are having.  Whether you stay in the city or head out of town, there will be some mean getaway traffic to face. […]

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