Alternate Side Parking
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Now let it be told, New York City residents can find out street parking regulations by clicking on the New York DOT online parking sign map.
If you go to the map and click on the parking sign, you can see, in plain text form, what the rules are for that block.
The map also shows DOT's street condition assessments -- most are "good" -- as well as surfacing information.
On my browser, the map had an annoying habit of blowing up any time I requested information, but so far as I could tell, the info seems to be accurate.
And of course, it doesn't tell you where you'll find a spot. For that, try roadify.com.
TN MOVING STORIES: Compromise Spending Bill Shaping Up, A Look at New York's Future Bike Share, and London's "Tour du Danger"
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
By Kate Hinds
Top stories on TN:
In the city that never sleeps, the subway will. (Link)
The structural integrity of California's Bay Bridge is in question. (Link)
Faster buses come to 34th Street -- but BRT, it ain't. (Link)
NY's new MTA chief sends warm signals to the transit workers union. (Link)
A compromise spending bill that funds the DOT through fiscal 2012 -- and preserves Amtrak -- is shaping up on the Hill. (Politico)
NPR profiles Alta, the company that won NYC's bike share contract, and says the city is poised to become a bike share Mecca.
A new electric truck assembly plant is moving into the Bronx. (Crain's New York)
Montreal's bike share program shuts down for the season today. (CBC)
There's a rise in the number of pedestrian deaths on Missouri roads. (KSPR)
The European financial crisis is affecting the rental car industry. (Marketplace)
Do New York's alternate side parking regulations bring peace and celebrate diversity? (New York Times)
New York State is hiring a financial consultant to figure out how to come up $5.2 billion to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Times Herald-Record)
NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was injured in a bike accident. (Capital New York)
Hundreds of London cyclists participated in the "Tour du Danger," a tour of the city's 10 most dangerous intersections. (Guardian)
Jalopnik readers come up with what they call the ten cleverest ways to get drivers to slow down. A strategically-parked empty Crown Vic? Solar-powered fake cop lights? Holographic children? It's in there.
TN MOVING STORIES: Boston T Sets Ridership Record, Auto Sales Up, San Francisco Embraces Car Sharing
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
By Kate Hinds
Top stories on TN:
See who is lobbying and donating to influential members of Congress. (Link)
California's high-speed rail costs soar, but proponents say there's 'no choice' but to build. (Link)
Boston's T set a ridership record. (Boston Globe)
Car sales are up for the big three -- as well as most foreign automakers. (Detroit Free Press)
And: Mica is meeting with Wall Street investors today to talk about investing in high-speed rail on the Northeast Corridor. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
TN's Andrea Bernstein talks infrastructure and jobs bill on The Takeaway.
Florida Governor Rick Scott experiences schadenfreude over new estimates for the cost of California's high-speed rail program. (The Hill)
NYC is rethinking putting neon stickers on cars that violate alternate side parking rules. (Wall Street Journal)
The head of the NJ DOT says the ARC tunnel was flawed from the start. (Asbury Park Press)
San Francisco is ground zero for the car-sharing movement. (USA Today)
From water bottle to bridge: one company is making infrastructure out of recycled plastic. (Fast Company)
And: Beethoven Awareness Month even affects skateboarders! Vide0 here.
TN MOVING STORIES: The US DOT Puts Two More Bus Companies Out of Business -- Two Cities, Two Different Views of Electric Bikes
Sunday, June 12, 2011
By Kate Hinds
The US Department of Transportation put two bus companies out of business this weekend. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Meanwhile, eight times since October, U.S. bus-safety regulators gave extensions allowing operators to stay on the road after finding problems serious enough to shut them down. (Bloomberg via San Francisco Chronicle)
As New Jersey emerges from the financial downturn, access to transit is driving the office market recovery. (Wall Street Journal)
Can electric vehicles create a sustainable job market -- and would the cars sell as well without a tax subsidy? (NPR)
Sales of full-size pickup trucks have stalled; GM plans to trim production accordingly. (Detroit Free Press)
New York City wants to put cameras on some street sweepers to catch alternate side parking violations. (New York Times)
A New Jersey Assembly panel plans to examine Governor Christie's decision to pull the state from a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases. (AP via NJ.com)
In New York, new East River ferry service begins today. (MyFoxNY.com)
Some members of Manhattan's Community Board 8 are not loving the Central Park Conservancy's plan to put in cross-park bike paths. (West Side Spirit)
Friday, December 10, 2010
From the New York City DOT, here's the 2011 alternate side of the street parking calendar. Alternate side parking is suspended on these holidays.
Holiday / Date
New Years Day* / Jan 1, Saturday
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday / Jan 17, Mon
Asian Lunar New Year / Feb 3, Thurs
Lincoln's Birthday / Feb 12, Sat
Washington's Birthday (Pres. Day) / Feb 21, Mon
Ash Wednesday / Mar 9, Wed
Purim / Mar 20, Sun
Passover (1st/2nd Days) / Apr 19-20, Tues-Wed
Holy Thursday / Apr 21, Thurs
Holy Thursday (Orthodox) / Apr 21, Thurs
Good Friday / Apr 22, Fri