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Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 14-15

Friday, September 13, 2013 The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed in both directions between 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights through Friday mornings and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am on Saturdays through October to facilitate Port Authority roadway repairs and paving. Motorists should plan alternate routes or follow posted detours to the Goethals Bridge. Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street, Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street, and…

New York Zipsters Get a Charge out of Driving with New Accord Plug-in Hybrids!

Edison ParkFast and Zipcar Team up to Provide More Sustainable Transportation Options for New York Edison ParkFast and Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car sharing network, today announced the introduction of twenty 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrids to the Zipcar New York fleet at Edison ParkFast locations throughout the city. "We are thrilled to be able to offer Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrids to our members in the New York area through Zipcar's program with Honda…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 7-8

Friday, September 6, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday until 6 am Monday. Motorists should use the Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel, Williamsburg Bridge, RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel, into Manhattan. Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound. The northbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway will be closed from Exit 28A (Cadman Plaza West) to Exit 29A…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – August 24-25

Friday, August 23, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am on Saturday to noon on Sunday for rehabilitation work. Motorists should consider using the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (MTA toll facility) Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Bridge from Pearl Street or Centre Street, using a contraflow configuration. This weekend only, there will be additional access to the bridge via the Park Row…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 27-28

Friday, July 26, 2013 The south tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 2 am Saturday to 5 am Monday for MTA repair work. Two-way traffic operations will be in effect in the north tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route during these hours. The Willis Avenue Bridge will be fully closed to motorists and pedestrians on Saturday from 2 am to 6 am for swing…

A ParkFast Shout-Out in Avicii’s New Music Video

Someone just directed our attention to the new music video for Avicii's "Wake Me Up" (feat. Aloe Blacc). Not only is the song friggin' GORGEOUS -- and the video a virtual time-lapse love letter to NYC -- but one of Edison ParkFast's iconic billboards makes a cameo at 1:12. We couldn't be more thrilled! Click on the link below to enjoy the video! Avicii - Wake Me Up (Official Music Video HD) ft. Aloe Blacc

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT'S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there's no better place to spend America's birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you're planning…

Get Yourself Tested!

Beginning July 1, you may notice the following message on the LED screens at many of our Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast locations: That’s because we’re supporting the Get Yourself Tested campaign, which encourages young people in New York City to get themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was first launched in 2009 through a partnership of MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation and others, raises awareness of STDs and promotes sexual…