Tuesday, February 12, 2013
After four days, the city's snow emergency parking ban will expire at 6 p.m. on Tuesday night.
The city announced Tuesday afternoon that due to recent strides made in snow removal from city streets, Boston's snow emergency parking ban would be lifted at 6 p.m. Tuesday night. “Our snow removal teams did great work throughout the night last night,” Mayor Menino said. “Our crews will be out there all day and again tonight as we continue to widen roads, make our schools safe for students, and respond to residents’ concerns about residential areas.” Those who parked their cars in garages during the snow emergency have until 8 p.m. to move them before reduced rates expire. The city also announced certain streets will continue to be specified as "No Parking" while crews continue to remove snow. The mayor also announced Tuesday that Boston…
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Parking restrictions will take place starting at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Boston has declared a snow emergency starting at 9 p.m. Saturday night. Parking on designated snow emergency arteries is banned at that time. Forecasts for the weekend storm worsened between Friday and Saturday, going from a predicted two-to-four inches of fluffy snow to six-to-eight inches of heavier stuff, according to the National Weather Service. Not sure if you're parked on a snow artery? The city website lists Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury arteries together.There are, however, alternative parking locations listed for Jamaica Plain residents. 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…
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Scenes from the latest storm to hit JP.
JP photographer Courtney Sacco caputured a variety of images from our most recent storm, including tagging and towing along snow emergency arteries.
Monday, January 31, 2011
A storm that will start off as snow on Tuesday will develop into a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain on Wednesday.
Another winter storm is heading Boston's way starting Tuesday morning, followed by a dangerous icy mix of several inches of snow with sleet and freezing rain, the weight of which could damage homes, knock over trees and power lines. According to the National Weather Service, which issued a winter storm watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday evening, the two-day storm will likely drop 12 to 16 inches of snow. A snow emergency and parking ban will take effect starting Tuesday morning at 9 a.m., the city announced via Twitter. During a snow emergency, parking on major arteries is prohibited. Click here for a list of streets where parking is prohibited. Discounted parking for Boston residents during snow emergencies is …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Forecasters expect more than half a foot of wet snow this evening through Thursday morning.
In what has become a familiar routine, a Snow Emergency has been declared in the City of Boston in anticipation of over half a foot of snow beginning Wednesday night, the mayor's office announced. A parking ban is in effect starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, which means parking on major arteries is prohibited. Click here for a list of streets where parking is prohibited. Discounted parking for Boston residents is available at several area parking garages starting at 5 p.m. Here is a list of JP lots. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning, saying that the storm has the potential to drop 8-12 inches of snow on Boston within a 24-hour period. Heavy snowfall is …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
The mayor declared a parking ban starting at 9 pm Thursday and Boston Public Schools are closed on Friday.
The snow keeps on coming. JP and the rest of Boston are due to get another 5 to 8 inches on Friday, according to a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service. The snow will start between 1 am and 5 am, starting in central Mass. Here are closings that we know of and other crucial pieces of storm information. If you have one to add, please e-mail the editor, Chris Helms, at email@example.com. Boston Public Schools are closed Friday. The city has declared a snow emergency starting at 9 pm Thursday. This restricts parking on certain marked streets (the city points JP residents to the West Roxbury list of streets). This is so that emergency vehicles can get by and snow plows can do their work. You'll get tagged and towed if you don't…