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Taking advantage of a brief “warm” spell, an army of sanitation workers spent all day Wednesday trying to clear city streets of ice and snow. But many residents were wondering why they had not seen trucks and plows sooner.
The regulations, which allow streets to be cleaned, had been suspended due to a series of snowstorms.
The City Council discussed a bill Monday that will allow drivers to return to parking spaces as soon as street sweepers pass through.
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to park on a street again right after a street sweeper moves through.
The city issued precautions for more snow Wednesday, but major accumulation was not expected.
Several snowstorms forced city officials to suspend the rules for much of February, but now enough snow has been removed or melted.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
Enforcement of alternate side parking rules will resume in Hoboken Monday morning, as the city works to clear away snow from parking lanes.
Three areas hardest hit by Sandy will still have alternate side regulations suspended indefinitely.
A new poll says a majority of New Yorkers like the sticker policy, even though the City Council recently voted to get rid of it.
If you live in New York City you know all about alternate side of the street parking, enabling streets to be cleaned. But residents in one Long Island community could soon see their own version of the rule for a completely different reason.
They’re catching red light runners and bus lane violators – now, New York City may use “sweeper cams” to ticket people who disobey alternate side parking regulations.
In this segment of Eye on New York, New Yorkers mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about everything from public tennis court fees to alternate side of the street parking.
With bike lanes and pedestrian plazas popping up everywhere, drivers feel like an endangered species in New York City. But the City Council wants to change that.
Following record-breaking snowstorms, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg faced bumpy questions Wednesday about recent cuts to road repair workers.