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…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
When the city calls for a snow emergency, your first thought is, "Do I have to move my car?" Here's a list of the places you can't park in Jamaica Plain, and other useful information to have during a snow emergency.
In case of a snow emergency, make sure you know where you can and can't park so you don't end up with an expensive ticket and a trip to a tow lot to claim your car. Not sure if you're parked on a snow artery? Here's a full list of the streets in and around Jamaica Plain you can't park on during a snow emergency: 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 keep handy during storms:
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.
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 …