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Some Tips on Parking Tips

With the holidays upon us, the topic of tipping in New York City is back in the news. Everyone has their own customs and opinions when it comes to this often sensitive topic, but since parking is our business, we thought it might be useful to ponder the question: Should parking attendants be tipped, and if so, when and how much? The answer is: It is completely up to you, the driver/parker. As in any…

Guide to NYC Parking Signs (And Those Pesky Tickets!)

There are more NYC street parking signs than we can count. Not being able to understand them is partly why NYC collects more than a half-billion dollars in parking tickets each year. A NYC parking ticket can cost anywhere from $35 to $150, and there are actually 98 different types of NYC parking violations. BASIC RULES OF NYC STREET PARKING SIGNS Think Red, White, and Blue — Red signs are the most restrictive, and the…

NYC 2012 Holiday Gridlock Days and Tunnel Alert

Greetings! Want wanted to make sure you were aware of the following Gridlock Days alert, which comes to us from the Department of Transportation: The New York City Department of Transportation has announced the following dates as Gridlock Alert Days for the upcoming holiday season: • Friday, November 16th • Wednesday, November 21st (day before Thanksgiving) • Wednesday, November 28th (Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree         Lighting) • Friday, December 7th • Thursday, December…