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Transit Sam, week of April 3, 2014

  Thurs., April 3 – Wed., April 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK A full weekend closure ahead on the Brooklyn Bridge! All Manhattan-bound lanes will close midnight Friday night to 6 a.m. Monday. Expect extra traffic in the Battery Tunnel and on the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges, and West St., […]

Thursday, February 20 – Wednesday, February 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THROUGH SUNDAY FOR SNOW REMOVAL; CHECK 311 FOR UPDATES The First Lady is coming to town! Around 11 a.m. Thursday, she’ll visit the New Museum on the Bowery at Stanton St. Her arrival and departure will slow Bowery down to a crawl. […]

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Thurs., Feb. 6 – Wed., Feb. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY FOR LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY; Check 311 for weather-related suspensions Fashion Week kicks off Thursday! While the runways are located at Lincoln Center, many of the big shows and parties will, of course, be Downtown.  Several events will be held at Spring Studios […]

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Wed., Dec. 25 – Tues., Dec. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY, CHRISTMAS DAY Merry Christmas Lower Manhattanites! Travel safely and enjoy the holiday. On Christmas Day – and Christmas Day only – alternate side parking rules, meter rules, and rules like “No Parking Monday through Friday” are suspended. All rules that include […]

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Wed., Dec. 11 – Tues., Dec. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Frigid temperatures pose hazards for pedestrians and drivers alike. Pedestrians will be darting across streets to get where they are going faster; not all of them make it. Very high on the crash list is Canal St., especially for those […]

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Wednesday, November 27 – Tuesday, December 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your day(s) off but here’s your blow-by-blow description of what to expect if you’re driving. Wednesday afternoon will see traffic jams at approached to every river crossing.  First domino to topple will be the Holland Tunnel approaches […]

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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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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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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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