Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The city has declared all parking meters will be free on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.
After a hard weekend of snow and shoveling, the city of Boston decided to show its residents and businesses a little love this week. To celebrate Valentine's Day, Mayor Menino announced on Wednesday that all parking meters in the city of Boston would be free all day on Valentine's Day. Menino said the move is an effort to help businesses "make up for lost time" due to this past weekend's blizzard. “Whether you’re showering yourself, a friend or a special someone with love this Valentine’s Day, we want to make it as easy as possible for residents and visitors to spend some time and money at Boston businesses and restaurants tomorrow,” Mayor Menino said. “Get out there and share the love!” Well, you heard him. When you're taking you're …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
When the city calls for a snow emergency, your first thought is, "Do I have to move my car?" Here's a list of the places you can't park in the South End, and other useful information to have during a snow emergency.
In case of a snow emergency, make sure you know where you can and can't park so you don't end up with an expensive ticket and a trip to a tow lot to claim your car. Not sure if you're parked on a snow artery? Here's a full list of the streets in the South End you can't park on during a snow emergency: The city website also offers this Do and Don't list for parking during a snow emergency. Click here for the full parking regulations: DO DON'T The city also listed several numbers to keep handy during storms: Whoops. Was your car towed? SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
MBTA operating on a holiday schedule, and all parking meters are free.
Expect traffic delays and detours in Downtown Boston and the Waterfront due to celebrations of the anniversary of the War of 1812 and Boston’s Hatch Shell Fourth of July Fireworks. Boston will implement the following parking restrictions: “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Monday July 2 through Wednesday, July 4th” “Tow Zone No Stopping Boston Police Special Event Wednesday, July 4” The Boston Police may implement closures on city controlled roadways to ensure public safety. Additionally, parking restrictions and road closures on Storrow Drive begin at 7 a.m. on July 4, and on Memorial Drive beginning at 6 p.m. on July 4. For more information on State roadways please visit www.massdot.state.ma.us.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Parking spaces will be scarce in Downtown Boston Saturday.
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The following information is from the Boston Transportation Department: Boston Transportation Commissioner Thomas J. Tinlin is advising drivers that parking and traffic restrictions will be implemented in Downtown Boston on Saturday, Dec. 31, due to the city’s annual First Night activities. The use of public transportation is strongly encouraged. Those who feel the need to drive in should plan to park in off-street lots and garages. Public safety is Boston’s first consideration. Cars parked in violation of any of the city’s basic public safety regulations, such as at hydrants, within 20 feet of an intersection, in crosswalks or at handicap ramps, will be subject to towing. In addition, in Boston’s neighborhoods, visitors should be careful …