NYC DOT Releases 2011 Alternate Side Parking Calendar
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) have announced that the 2011 Alternate Side Parking (ASP) Rules Suspension Calendar is now posted on its Web site at nyc.gov/dot/asprules. Alerts for both planned and unscheduled ASP suspension can be obtained via several platforms, including e-mail and Twitter.
The 2011 ASP Rules Suspension Calendar may be imported into Outlook, iCal or Google Calendar and downloaded as a printer-ready PDF from DOT’s Web site at nyc.gov/dot/asprules. ASP status updates are made regularly to the City’s ASP Twitter feed at twitter.com/NYCASP, and are also available by calling 311.
Printed calendars may be obtained by calling 311 as well.
Other high-tech traffic tools available to New Yorkers include:
* DOT’s Traffic Camera Maps Now With Travel Speeds: Displayed on the familiar Google Maps interface, this map shows traffic cameras in the NYC area as well as real-time speed data provided by sensors deployed along major arterial roadways. The data is also available in other formats for application developers. Visit nyctmc.org for more information.
* Parking Regulations Online: Motorists can research parking regulations on streets throughout the five boroughs by visiting nyc.gov/dot and clicking on “Motorists.”
Data also is available for technology savvy individuals to use to develop into more user-friendly applications at nyc.gov/dot/data.
* Traffic Information Delivered Right To You: Members of the public can subscribe to DOT’s RSS feeds to have weekly, weekend and special traffic advisories sent directly to a news aggregator such as Google Reader. It can be found at nyc.gov/dot/data.
* Major legal holidays; on major legal holidays, stopping, standing, and parking are permitted, except in areas where stopping, standing, and parking rules are in effect 7 days a week (for example, “No Standing Anytime”). Accordingly, parking meters will not be in effect on major legal holidays.