Parking

A car passes a parking lot in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Tops U.S. In Monthly Parking Fees, Survey Finds

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.

07/07/2011

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Bloomberg Administration Rejects Most Of City Council’s Attempt To Make Parking Regulations Fair

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.

06/22/2011

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City Council Passes Bill To Change Alternate-Side Parking Rules

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.

04/28/2011

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Councilman Wants To Crack Down On Phony Parking Permits

Councilman Dan Garodnick is spearheading a campaign to stop phony parking permits, calling it a matter of safety, congestion and fairness.

04/27/2011

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East Hampton Hikes Parking Fines

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.

04/19/2011

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City Council Squares Off With Bloomberg Over Parking Grace Period

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.

04/05/2011

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NYC Council Proposal: Agents, Prove Traffic Tickets Are Legit

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.

02/15/2011

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Parking Meter Rates On The Rise In NYC

The new rates won’t kick in up in the Bronx until March and Department of Transportation workers in Brooklyn and Staten Island won’t start changing the meters in those boroughs until April.

01/03/2011

NYC fire hydrant

NYC Councilman: Paint Curbs Near Fire Hydrants

In New York City, parking near a fire hydrant can cost you dearly. So a councilman is proposing a way for motorists to “see” how close they can get to a pump and still be legal.

12/16/2010

Handicapped Parking - File / Photo: AP

Tis The Season… To Steal Handicapped Parking?

At the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington, Long Island, there are dozens of handicapped parking spaces, and Suffolk County Sheriff’s deputies are closely watching.

12/08/2010

Town officials are mulling the removal of dozens of trees to increase parking at Short Hills Train Station, and residents' reactions are mixed.

NJ Town Mulls Removal Of Trees For Parking Spaces

There’s an effort underway in Millburn Township to try to create more parking for commuters, but some say officials are barking up the wrong tree.

12/03/2010

Parking meters are seen on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Jun 20, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Bloomberg Open To Privatizing Parking Meters

“If the private sector can do something better than the public sector, then we certainly will talk to them,” Bloomberg said.

10/05/2010

NYC parking meter

UWS Mulling Elimination Of Free Metered Parking On Sundays

A free Sunday perk could be kaput on New York’s Upper West Side if a community board has its way. Will residents be saying goodbye to free parking on Sundays?

09/18/2010

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Hoboken Gets Smart About Parking

There will soon be a few more spots to park in Hoboken as the city gets ready to switch out decades-old meters with cutting-edge multi-space meters.

08/20/2010

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