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Community Alerts 3.2.22

Mar 2, 2022
Community Alerts 3.2.22

Progress at West 64th Street

Exciting progress! Concrete is being poured, and two new catch basins are in at West 64th Street & Broadway. The work at the intersection is nearing completion. Worth the wait!

How to Help Ukraine

Everyone is affected by the terrible events unfolding in Ukraine, including the performing arts community. The Metropolitan Opera’s General Manager, Peter Gelb, recently issued this statement -- click here to watch. For those who want to be helpful, here are just a few organizations accepting contributions: Ukrainian Congress Committee of AmericaUNICEFDoctors Without BordersThe UN Refugee AgencyCAREInternational Rescue CommitteeGlobalGiving; and the United Ukrainian Relief Committee. You can find more ways to support the people of Ukraine in this NPR article and this Washington Post article

West 79th Street Traffic Notice

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has initiated the rehabilitation of the West 79th Street Rotunda and Bridge over Amtrak and will conduct overnight trenching operations on or around Tuesday, March 1 from 10:00pm to 7:00am on Wednesday, March 2. Traffic will be shifted on West 79th Street west of Riverside Drive. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. Learn more here.

Alternate Side Parking Suspended Today

Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Wednesday, March 2 for Ash Wednesday. Meters will remain in effect. Click here to download the NYCASP calendar.

New York City Council Passes Open Restaurants Text Amendment

Last Thursday, February 24, New York City Council passed a zoning amendment that will remove geographic restrictions on where sidewalk cafés can be set up in New York City. Learn more on Permanent Open Restaurants from the NYC Department of City Planning, the NYC Department of Transportation and the NYC Hospitality Alliance.

Central Business District Tolling Program Early Outreach Comment Period to Remain Open Through 4.27.22

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) are encouraging the public to provide comments on the early outreach process and project for the proposed Central Business District Tolling Program (CBDTP) proposal, also known as congestion pricing, prior to Wednesday, April 27. Information on the CBDTP proposal, including links to presentations and public outreach meetings, may be found at

Last Week to Submit a Free Nomination to The Women in Tourism Awards

There is one week left to submit a free nomination to The Women In Tourism Awards, produced by City Guide. Accomplished women from 18 categories can nominate themselves or be nominated by their peers. Click here to submit a nomination.