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Tag: Driving

Memorial Day in NYC

Hard to believe that Memorial Day is only 11 days from now, given that we were just shivering in the cold. But such is springtime in the Big Apple -- beautiful and brief! Many people regard Memorial Day as nothing more than a day off from work and the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. But it is actually a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to the United States. Whatever…

ParkFast Alert: Alternate Side Parking Rules Temporarily Suspended in Parts of Northern Manhattan

Thursday, May 9, 2013 Effective Monday, April 29 Street Cleaning/Alternate Side Parking (ASP) regulations are temporarily suspended in parts of Washington Heights and Inwood until further notice as the Department of Transportation begins the second of two phases to install new, reduced parking regulations. Approximately 1,700 signs in the area will be installed during this phase, reducing the frequency and duration of residential street cleaning parking restrictions and easing parking for local residents. The new…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 4-5

Friday, May 3, 2013 The following closures will take place on Sunday for the Five Borough Bike Tour. The lower level of the Verrazano Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 pm. The Brooklyn-bound lower level will also close at 12:01 am. Two lanes will reopen about 8 am. The upper level will be open in both directions. Traffic exiting the Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel in…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 27-28

Friday, April 26, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to inbound (Manhattan–bound) traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday. Motorists proceeding inbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the toll facility Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel as the best route into lower Manhattan. Motorists from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge or the toll facilities RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 20-21

Friday, April 19, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian and cycling path. Manhattan-bound motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The northbound FDR Drive exit to the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed starting one hour before the bridge closure hours. One of two eastbound…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 13-14

Friday, April 12, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian and cycling path. Manhattan-bound motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The northbound FDR Drive exit to the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed starting one hour before the bridge closure hours. One tube of the…

Why Drive to Work When You Can “Park and Subway?”

Commuting in, out or around New York City is always a challenge, no matter where in the NYC-Metropolitan area you happen to live. But for those living in upper Manhattan, the Bronx or Westchester, your daily commute to Midtown (or beyond) just got a lot easier. It's called "Dyckman Park & Subway," a beautiful, newly refurbished ParkFast facility conveniently located at 268 Dyckman Street in Inwood -- right near the Dyckman Street & Broadway stop…