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Parking

Impacts to existing availability of parking.

black cars parked in bus stop

Location: 
SE corner of Atlantic & 6th Ave
When: 
June 8, 2013 - 10:10pm

Limos and other black cars have been parked in the bus stop since the concert began.

2013-05-05 Barclays tour buses run generators & park “red no standing zone” Pacific St & 6th Ave

Location: 
6th Ave & Pacific St
When: 
May 5, 2013 - 11:20am

2013-05-05 Barclays tour buses run generators & park “red no standing zone” Pacific St & 6th Ave
Rihanna tour buses turn north side of Pacific St & 6th Ave into RV Park complete with slide out rooms running generators in a ‘red no standing’ zone near residential building.
http://youtu.be/e83iPTBy99g
http://youtu.be/-cSViZ1Wb98
 

Illegal parking and idling at all the usual spots on 5th Avenue etc.

Location: 
6th Avenue and St. Mark's Avenue, by Woodland Restaurant
When: 
May 4, 2013 - 9:50pm

76 6th Avenue: 1 car parked in no parking zone, Woodland Restaurant FMP 3723

65 St. Marks Avenue: black Range Rover parked at hydrant FPR5100
also white Honda CRV parked in crosswalk on other side of street

65 St. Mark's Avenue: Woodland Restaurant back entrance garage Lexus temporary license plate letter ZCA 7154

Note: During Nets playoff game.

Illegal parking and idling at all the usual spots on 5th Avenue etc.

Location: 
Flatbush, Bergen, and Dean
When: 
May 4, 2013 - 9:40pm

194 Flatbush Avenue: Chevy parked at hydrant FRY1513

231 Flatbush Avenue: two cars parked in bus stop, one with driver

478 Bergen Street: large black Mercedes limo van parked in the no standing zone license OL MUSIC J

NOTE: Traffic police in traffic patrol car stopped and made two cars in bus stop at 463 Bergen across the street move.

Illegal parking and idling at all the usual spots on 5th Avenue etc.

Location: 
Dean St
When: 
May 4, 2013 - 9:40pm

446C Dean Street: two cars parked in no standing zone black Lincoln Town Car license T 6167 81 C tagged Minutemen 232 with driver
also black Honda no driver

Illegal parking and idling at all the usual spots on 5th Avenue etc.

Location: 
5
When: 
May 4, 2013 - 9:40pm

70 Fifth Avenue: two cars parked in a no parking zone
39 5th Avenue: black Cadillac Escalade livery license JOEPAL 2 New York in bus stop at fire hydrant
39 5th Ave: at hydrant black Lexus limo license T 430050 C

Nets playoff game

Illegal parking and idling at all the usual spots on 5th Avenue etc.

Location: 
5th Avenue between St. Mark's and Dean; Bergen; Flatbush
When: 
April 22, 2013 - 10:15pm

10:15 p.m. 13 cars parked illegally in small area, snapshot of a 5 minute walk. During end of 2nd NEts/Bulls game.

Note that the area was loaded with TEAs to direct traffic as well as about half a dozen regular NYPD officers standing by.

53 5th Avenue: limousine at hydrant TLC license.
also black Ford Explorer Vermont license plate FDS 202

70 5th Avenue : 1 car parked in no parking zone
bus stop Bergen Street at 5th (429 Bergen) :black Chevy suburban limo license w101 558C
and Jeep parked in bus stop license FZF 7625

Some changes in limo behavior emerge but illegal parking and idling violations continue

A new survey of illegal parking and idling in the vicinity of Barclays Center during the first Nets/Bulls play-off game uncovered some changes to black limo behavior from the last survey.  Overall the survey, which covered a smaller geographic area than the last, demonstrated illegal parking and idling conditions continue.  

The survey is easy to execute by the volunteers because the locations for illegal parking are so predictable.  There were very few unuccuppied hydrants in the area during the survey.

Notably not a single black limo was parked in the official location designated by the Department of Transportation for TLC parking on the south side of Atlantic Avenue from 6th Avenue to Carlton Avenue.  A NYPD tow truck was stationed there to clear it of private cars, but it had little motivation to work.  

BMW parked in satellite uplink lot

Location: 
Satellite uplink parking lot
When: 
April 20, 2013 - 9:33pm

BMW parked in satellite uplink parking lot (photo attached).  This same car has been parked in the pad, so apparently there was spill-over from the free parking in the pad for the play-offs.  

Equipment bus idles on Pad; valet parking for coaches and staff

Location: 
The Pad next to 620 Atlantic Avenue
When: 
April 20, 2013 - 9:28pm

The link below is to a video which explains the use of the Pad for the first Nets/Bulls play-off game.  The staff member was helpful and friendly.  He had apparently not been trained the behavior he was describing (the engine of a bus running for 40 or 50 minutes) is illegal.
The Pad is used regularly regardless of the type of event.    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I2QbLHdpOo
 
Here is a written description of our dialogue: