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Alternate Side Parking will be suspended for Monday, May 28th, Memorial Day. Thursday is the new Friday when it comes to get-away traffic for Memorial Day weekend.  After 3 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday, all major roads and crossings will have miles-long backups, including the Holland Tunnel and the Brooklyn Bridge.  The Battery Tunnel […]

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Alternate Side Parking regulations remain in effect for the next two weeks. POTUS alert! President Obama will swoop into town to speak at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 14th. While details remain unconfirmed, it’s likely the President will helicopter from JFK or LaGuardia over to Randall’s Island around 11:30 a.m., crossing the […]

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Alternate Side Parking regulations remain in effect Wednesday, March 14th through Tuesday, March 27th. Demo Alert for Wednesday! Hundreds of protesters are expected to gather outside Mitt Romney’s fundraising luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on Park Ave. at 50th St. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and then march up Madison Ave. to demonstrate in front […]

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Demo alert! Occupy Wall Street is planning a slew of protests in Midtown this Wednesday. Demonstrations begin at 9 a.m. outside corporations along 42nd St., at 59th St. at Fifth Ave., and at 61st St. at Madison Ave. At noon, all the protesters will gather at 42nd St. and Sixth Ave. in front of Bank […]

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Ongoing construction projects means Downtown drivers are going to have to stay on their toes: Work zones on the Brooklyn Bridge have shifted for the next month, so Brooklyn-bound drivers won’t have to follow contraflow routing during nightly construction but can cross the East River using the normal route. In addition, Water Street between Beekman […]

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President Barack Obama returns to the Big Apple on Thursday, meaning a Gridlock Alert for that day. The president will likely helicopter from JFK to an upper Manhattan location and back, so Lower Manhattan should be spared the worst of the traffic disruptions. If you venture uptown, however, be warned: RFK-Triborough Bridge and FDR Drive […]

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Happy Chanukah, Merry Christmas and happy New Year Lower Manhattan! Here’s the holiday forecast through the end of the year: The busy holiday travel season continues with official NYC gridlock alert days Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23. For those heading into New Jersey via the George Washington Bridge, the westbound lower level will […]

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It’s a madhouse on the roads, rails and skies Wednesday November 23rd through Wednesday November 30th between Thanksgiving getaways, Black Friday, return trips home Sunday and Monday and all capped with a visit from President Obama on the Wednesday after Thanksgiving, which is also tree lighting day. Wednesday November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving, is […]

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A busy weekend of traffic tribulations begins Friday with Veterans Day and a visit from Vice President Joe Biden. Mr. Biden is hitting the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden mid to late afternoon Friday to attend the unveiling of the “Horse Soldier” Statue that was created to honor our special forces. As the V.P. is […]

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As more time passes, the bigger the rallies from Occupy Wall Street become and there’s something big brewing for Saturday. Organizers are calling for a day of global action in the run up to a meeting of the world’s 20 biggest economies (the G-20 Summit) in France the following week. That means the chances for […]

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