Obscure Parking Ticket Rules & Other Weird Stuff

NYC parking ticketsDid you know…

  • Parking is prohibited on a marginal street or waterfront, as defined in 4-01(b) of these rules. A “marginal street” is defined as:
    • “Any street, road, place, area or way adjoining or adjacent to waterfront property and designated as a marginal street, wharf or place on a plan or map adopted pursuant to law”
  • “When a vehicle is too large to be parked within a single parking meter space, it shall be parked with the front section alongside the forward meter…” 4-08(h)(4) You are required to activate the forward meter.
  • “Cars may enter most bus lanes for one block before making a right turn, except on Madison Avenue. Right turns are not permitted across the dual bus lane from 42nd Street to 59th Street, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays. The first right turn permitted is at 62nd Street. Taxis may use the bus land up to 46th STreet, and turn right at either 44th Street or at 46tkh Street. (courtesy of a wonderful, parking ticket expert, Gridlock Sam, former NYC Transportation Commissioner)

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