Parking in Sunnyside now easier for locals

 

Queens Chronicle wrote about the lifting of rush-hour parking restrictions - a common sense approach that balances traffic concerns with those of local residents.

Elected officials announced last week that short-term parking is being added and regulations are being adjusted along Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside to make parking more accessible for motorists.

In a press conference on Thursday, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D- Sunnyside), Rep. Joe Crowley (D- Bronx, Queens), state Sen. Mike Gianaris (D- Astoria) and city Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan spoke of the need for the changes as a way to help the small businesses of Sunnyside.

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“The lifting of rush-hour parking restrictions is a common sense approach that balances traffic concerns with that of local residents and owners will welcome the additional parking spaces in their neighborhood,” [Gianaris] said.

Read the full article here.

Publication date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 00:00