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  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Vive la France! Bastille Day Tribeca will turn West Broadway between White and Walker Sts. into petanque courts (kinda like French Bocce) 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights, so watch out for extra […]

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SUNDAY PARKING RULES IN EFFECT THURSDAY, JULY 4 Happy Fourth of July! With the holiday falling on a Thursday, the big getaway will be Wednesday afternoon. For Downtown, this means that the Holland Tunnel will be packed, and things will also be slow-going in the Battery Tunnel. Inbound traffic on Sunday will be a bear […]

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Dates: Wednesday, June 26 – Tuesday, July 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK June is Pride month, and this weekend is packed with events: The kick-off rally will take place 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Pier 26 on West St., which means attendees will be crossing the highway at the […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival will close Bleecker St. between Broadway and Sixth Ave. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. FASTRACK repairs on the Broadway line mean no trains at N, Q, and R stations in Manhattan from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Sunday is Father’s Day! Traffic is not as bad as on Mother’s Day but I expect the Holland Tunnel to be jammed late afternoon. FASTRACK repairs on the Broadway line mean no trains at N, Q, and R stations in Manhattan 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 6 – Tuesday, June 11 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Here’s Transit Sam’s review of New York City’s new bike share program after 8 rides throughout Downtown: 1-      These are good-looking bikes that ride and handle great. 2-      Stations are ubiquitous in Lower Manhattan meaning many taxi and subway […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Come run or walk with Transit Sam at the American Heart Association Wall Street Run and Walk at 6:45 p.m. Thursday! The race will close streets in the Financial District 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening, including Murray, Greenwich, Warren, Church, Liberty, William, Pearl, South William, […]

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Sunday Parking Rules in effect MONDAY Memorial Day Memorial Day weekend is upon us! This means Lower Manhattan will see monster traffic jams at area bridges and tunnels on Thursday and Friday. Hardest hit will be the Holland Tunnel approaches from Canal, Varick, and Broome Sts. The Broome St. back-up, around 4 p.m. both days, may extend all the way to Lafayette St. The […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Lower Manhattan will be a party this week! Parades, festivals, and food fairs will close streets from the East Village to the West Village all the way down to Wall St. At 1 p.m. Saturday, a dance parade will kick off at E. 21st St., head down […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY President Obama will be in Lower Manhattan Monday evening for a fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein’s home on W 12th St. Expect freezes all along the West Side before and after the event as the Secret Service navigates the West Village, likely taking the Battery Park Underpass and the West […]

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