It’s park at your own risk on Staten Island. Thanks to a sneaky sign at the St. George Ferry Terminal drivers are getting $95 tickets, even though they’ve already paid the $8 daily parking fee.
Deputy Police Chief Ernest Jubilee had assured the public of a police presence in the garages after a carjacking in September left a tourist dead and a friend seriously injured.
A neighborhood feud has developed between cab drivers and residents on the Upper West Side. Cabbies say they are being targeted for their religion — and they’re fighting back.
Parking in New York City is never pretty (or easy), but a video captures a pretty extreme example of “touch parking.”
If you plan on using your car to get to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, there are some things to keep in mind before you get out.
Massapequa Park will be the first Long Island municipality to use electronic sensors embedded in the street to detect illegally parked vehicles.
More multi-space meters have been installed, making all city-run garages equipped with the high-tech meters.
We’ve all been there, late for an appointment and desparetely circling the streets of Manhattan hunting for a parking space.
If you think living in Manhattan is expensive, try parking here. A recent survey by Colliers International found that the median monthly parking rate for Midtown was $541 while Downtown rates were $533 a month.
When it comes to parking tickets, make them fair, and make them less aggravating. That’s what the City Council is asking the Bloomberg administration to do with the thousands of tickets issued each day.
Under the bill, if a community keeps its streets clean for two consecutive years and gets a 90 percent cleanliness grade, the local community board would have the option of reducing its street cleaning to once a week.
Councilman Dan Garodnick is spearheading a campaign to stop phony parking permits, calling it a matter of safety, congestion and fairness.
In the Village of East Hampton, the Board approved hiking the parking fines in beach lots. In other areas of the Village, the cost of parking without a permit or paying the meter has also increased $20 to $80 per violation.
Parking in the city can be an exercise in frustration and costly. The City Council is holding a hearing on how to improve street parking and reduce the number of nuisance tickets.
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.