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Wed., Oct, 2 – Tues., Oct. 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Triple trouble at the East River this weekend! Closures at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and Battery Tunnel mean slow going in and to Lower Manhattan. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 12:01 a.m. Sunday to 5 […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR SHEMINI ATZERETH AND SIMCHAS TORAH The U.N. General Assembly continues this week and will have some impacts on Lower Manhattan traffic. Although President Obama has come and gone, there will still be some domino traffic as drivers avoid the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and opt for the Williamsburg […]

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Wed., Sept. 18 – Tue., Sept. 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR SUKKOT The U.N. General Assembly opens this week and will have some impacts on Lower Manhattan traffic. The biggest impacts will be on Monday and Tuesday, the 23rd and 24th, when President Obama comes to town. He usually choppers […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED SATURDAY FOR YOM KIPPUR Special Alert for Lower Manhattan on Wednesday!  In observance of the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the following streets will close 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Liberty, Cedar, Thames, Greenwich, Washington, Albany, and Vesey Sts. A protest against military action in Syria will gather […]

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Wednesday, Sept. 4 to Tuesday, Sept. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, as well as 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Monday, and Tuesday nights. That means more traffic at the inbound […]

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SUNDAY PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY Labor Day means the end of summer is here! Whether you stay in the city or head out of town, there will be some mean traffic to face. Beginning around 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, West St./Route 9A, the F.D.R., and the Holland and Battery […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION NFL pre-season action at the New Met Life Stadium means more traffic congestion for Lower Manhattan.  The Jets play Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. while the Giants play Sunday at 7 p.m. While the Lincoln Tunnel picks up much of the traffic, the […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FOR EID As of Friday, August 2, there is no R train service between Court St. in Brooklyn and Whitehall St. in Manhattan. On weekdays, the R will operate in two sections: Brooklyn only, and Queens and Manhattan only. On weekends and late nights, the R train […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Friday is an Accident Alert Day, kicking off the most dangerous month statistically on the road. With summer construction ramping up and lots of families heading out of town, early August sees four of the year’s ten deadliest driving days. I urge drivers to be especially cautious […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Street closures abound in the Financial District: John St. will close between Broadway and Nassau St. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, Fulton St. will close between Broadway and Nassau St. 8 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, and Thames St. will close between Broadway and Trinity […]

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