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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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Thurs., Aug. 27 – Wed., Sept., 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Battle at the Meadowlands means more traffic on Manhattan streets! The Giants and Jets face off in a pre-season match 7 p.m. Saturday at MetLife Stadium. About 75,000 fans turned out last year, so a crush of drivers will take to […]

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Thurs., Aug. 20 – Wed., Aug. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK What does football season have to do with Lower Manhattan traffic?  It’s the domino theory; when the George Washington Bridge and Lincoln Tunnel get overloaded the dominoes fall to the Holland Tunnel. The Jets face off against the Falcons […]

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Thurs., Aug. 13 – Wed., Aug. 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED SATURDAY FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION This is your last chance in 2015 to explore D.O.T.’s Summer Streets! If you haven’t made the trek already, be sure to; it’s terrific and quiet with no cars. Centre St. will close between the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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Thurs., Aug. 6 – Wed., Aug. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Dept. of Transportation’s Summer Streets means more stretches of car-free Manhattan continue this weekend! The program will close Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, and Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl. (and Park […]

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