Friday, February 22, 2008
NO PARKING SNOW BAN
MAYOR IMPOSES ON-STREET PARKING BANS EFFECTIVE: AT MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2008, AN ON-STREET PARKING BAN IS IMPOSED IN NEW HAVEN AS FOLLOWS:1. NO PARKING ON STREETS POSTED AS SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES 2. NO PARKING ON STREETS DOWNTOWN Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. has declared a snow emergency for snow removal purposes and has announced the following on-street parking bans:(1.) Effective at Midnight on Friday February 22, 2008 PARKING BAN IMPOSED on all major arterial streets that are posted as emergency snowroutes.(2.) Effective at Midnight on Friday February 22, 1008, PARKING BAN IMPOSED on streets in the Downtown Area (all streets within the are abounded by Howe Street, Tower Parkway, Grove Street, State Street and North Frontage Road). Cars parking in violation of the parking ban may be ticketed and/or towed.Please note: Parking garages and off-street parking lots downtown are still open during snow emergencies. Residents are encouraged to use these facilities as an alternative to parking on the street.In residential areas, residents are encouraged NOT to park on the odd numbered side of the street (numbers ending in 1,3,5,7,9) so that snowplows can clear the street to the curb. It is also helpful if cars don't park within 25 feet of any intersection so the plows can push snow to the curb and not out into the intersection.The Parking Ban will expire at 7:00 A.M. on Saturday February 23,2008.Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. urges the public's cooperation in complying with the parking ban in order to assist the City's plowing operations.