If you've tried to dig your car out after the weekend snowstorm, then you know that parking is a challenge right now and the snow is everywhere. The City of Albany is trying to ease that by declaring a snow emergency, beginning Tuesday night. But is it too little, too late? Geoff Redick reports.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The City of Albany has declared a snow emergency to take effect on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Under the emergency, normal parking regulations are suspended. From Tuesday at 8 p.m. until Wednesday at 8 p.m., all vehicles must be parked on the even side of the street. From Wednesday at 8 p.m. until at least Thursday at 8 p.m., all vehicles must be parked on the odd side of the street.
Any vehicle that does not comply with the snow emergency parking regulations will be towed.
Under a snow emergency, the city makes additional parking lots available for residents.
Arbor Hill/Sheridan Hollow:
•Parking area adjoining Arbor Hill softball field (North Lark Street)
•230 Colonie Street (playground lot)
•178 Colonie Street (playground lot)
•Ten Broeck Mansion (parking lot and sidewalk - west end)
•Ridgefield Park (enter on Partridge Street)
•Woodlawn Park Little League
•Waterson Park (Westland Hills, enter on Colvin Avenue)
•Washington Park (all roadways and parking areas)
•Krank Park area
•Franklin Street (between Schuyler and Bassett Streets)
•Lincoln Park (all interior roadways and parking area)
•Frisbee Avenue (parking lot between Second Avenue and McCarty Avenue)
•77 Philip Street (playground)
•88 Philip Street (playground)
•179 Myrtle Avenue (lot in front of Community Gardens)
•Parking area across from North Albany American Legion Post
•Bleecker Stadium (parking area and roadways)
•North Side of Livingston Avenue (opposite Judson Street)