How to park in New York City
• How to park in New York
Any big city, by definition, has a bunch of traffic conditions. With the development and growth of the municipality, they are becoming more and more complications, often becomes chronic. With these complications residents have to be considered, and city planners captains and rulers - to fight. The main viral factor of all the problems is certainly a vehicle population growth.
Fighting traffic urban disease can pass in different ways: somewhere trying to build more roads, where some are betting on the development of public transport networks, where some are trying to restrict the entry of transport in the center, where a build more parking areas, and where -That draw more than parking spaces.
Today I will tell about some features of the parking lot in New York.
In my opinion, in the New York City public transportation in conjunction with the taxi work perfectly. 7-day ticket through the city on the metro and buses cost 30 dollars. A short trip in a taxi - 10-15 dollars. But car parking in Manhattan will cost as much as $ 15-30 (per hour).
e. Residents who work in the center of the largest city in the United States, to work to drive a car and not particularly profitable. And ordinary citizens - especially. Despite this, the center of the city is still full of cars.
The great value in the city device have parking and parking. Without them, the city is unthinkable. In New York, there are a variety of types. Above ground Parking:
Multi-level steel structure with an elevator system:
Parking on sidewalks by itself is unacceptable and will be immediately appreciated. Penalties for violation of parking rules on the street is also quite high (around 40-50 dollars, if I'm not mistaken).
Everywhere there are parking meters, hung signs informing about the possibility of parking time.
In addition, most of the streets are provided with signs, which indicated time cleaning streets (pictured top right):
At the time of passage of special equipment roadside should be freed. Otherwise, the driver will be fined.
As I understand it, in spite of the different solutions, find a place not that easy to park in Manhattan. Such as the function of parking, for me it remains a mystery (as to leave on time?):
A very salient point for New York: Due to the small capacity for parking, some drivers are pressed very close to other cars. As a result: to rescue his car from a strong embrace from both sides held tightly parked cars, drivers have to "shove" the neighbors. If you look closely, many machines were repulsed bumpers (which, incidentally, is not avtoproisshestviem).
Some ways to protect your car (see also photo 13 - Front Bumper.):
Rubber moldings by taxi.
Or are lining:
Due to the developed system of public transport, network sites and the strict system of parking, in New York, less successfully cope with the influx of cars.