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New AYW survey of illegal (mostly) black car parking around Barclays Center

General Impacted Area around Arena
January 30, 2013 - 8:59pm

AYW has executed a new survey of illegal black car parking.  It is published with analysis and additional information here:
The data is also below:
Survey results, January 30th:
Atlantic Avenue between Flatbush and 6th Avenues (south side):

  • One parked car in the lay-by lane

Atlantic Avenue between 6th and Carlton Avenues (south side):

  • 9 cars and 1 bus  (note:  only one non-TLC car was illegal here because this area is now designated for TLC staging only during arena events)
  • 2 cars were idling at the time of the survey

Atlantic Avenue between Carlton and Vanderbilt (south side):
Atlantic Avenue between South Oxford and Carlton Avenues (north side):

  • 1 car and 1 van in bus stop (note:  NYPD officer in process of ticketing here)

Atlantic Avenue between South Oxford and South Portland Avenue, (north side):

  • 1 idling private car on crosswalk with sleeping driver  (photo)

Atlantic Avenue between South Oxford and South Portland Avenues (north side):

  • 4 cars in bus stop

South Portland Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Hanson Place:

  • 1 car in front of roll-up gate (south west corner of South Portland at South Elliot)
  • 1 car north of South Elliot idling
  • 1 car in hydrant

Hanson Place between South Portland and Fort Greene Place:
(All violations were on the north side of the street)

  • 3 private cars without placards parked in "No Standing Anytime Except State Vehicles" zone
  • 5 cars with placards of some form, although some appeared to be photocopies and may not have been valid.
  • 1 car in hydrant
  • 1 car blocking crosswalk

South Elliot between South Portland and Hanson Place:

  • 1 TLC vehicle idling at hydrant

Atlantic Avenue between South Portland and Fort Greene Place (north side):

  • During the course of the survey the number of cars waiting or loading in the adjacent travel lane ranged from 7 to 9 vehicles.  In the "No Standing Zone" and bus stop 16 cars were parked without drivers and 7 had drivers.  Of the 16 without drivers, 9 had city agency placards.  Most were NYPD and/or traffic control.  If the city agency cars did not park in this location there may be enough room to avoid having private cars stop in the travel lane, which is dangerous.
  • 5 private vehicles in "No Standing Except TLC," one parked without driver
  • 3 TLC vehicles (2 legal, 1 idling)
  • 1 private car with a handicapped placard in "No Standing Zone." (illegal)
  • 3 cars parking or standing in bus stop, 1 handicapped and 2 TLC.

Dean Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues

  • 1 private car in hydrant
  • 1 TLC vehicle and 1 "Taxopark garage" parked in bus stop.

Dean Street between 4th and 5th Avenues:

  • 1 private car in hydrant
  • 3 in Church "No Parking Zone."  2 with handicapped placards.  1 private car with ticket. 
  • 1 parked car and 1 car with driver in bus stop

Dean Street between 5th and Flatbush Avenues:

  • 2 in "No Standing Anytime" zone.  1 is TLC and one is fire officer

Flatbush Avenue between Dean Street and Bergen Street (east side):

  • 1 parked car in hydrant with ticket.

Bergen Street between Flatbush Avenue and 5th Avenue:

  • 3 in "No Standing" zones, 1 idling.
  • 4 in "No Standing Anytime" zone.
  • 3 in bus stops with tickets

5th Avenue between Dean Street and Bergen Street:

  • 4 TLC in bus stop
  • 1 idling in hydrant

Bergen Street between 5th and 4th Avenues:

  • 3 in hydrants with tickets

St. Marks Avenue betwen 4th and 5th Avenues:

  • 2 at hydrant

5th Avenue between St. Marks and Bergen Street:

  • 1 idling in hydrant

St. Marks Avenue between 5th and 6th Avenues:

  • 1 in hydrant with ticket
  • 1 idling in hydrant
  • 2 parked in active driveway

6th Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and St. Marks (northside):

  • 1 idling at hydrant

St. Marks between Flatbush Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue:
Bergen Street between Vanderbilt and Carlton Avenues:

  • 2 in front of roll up gates 

Bergen Street between Carlton and 6th Avenues:

  • 2 in hydrant, 1 idling

Dean Street between 6th and Carlton Avenues:

  • 1 in "No Standing Fire Zone"
  • 1 in  church "No Standing Zone"
  • 1 double parked (patron of the arena or the bodega)

Dean Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues:

  • 1 in hydrant

Pacific Street between Carlton and 6th Avenues:

  • 2 cars in hydrant


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