Residential Parking Permits Pushed for Brooklyn Heights


Various State and City politicians joined forces on Friday to announce their commitment to bringing residential permit parking to Brooklyn Heights. Under a program supported by State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblywoman Joan Millman and Council Member David Yassky, neighborhood residents would be able to purchase an annual permit for a "nominal" fee that would allow them to park on residential streets; metered parking would still be available to the general public on the major commercial streets. “This plan is a classic win-win-win: it protects the community, it cuts congestion, and it provides revenue for public transit,” said Squadron. “For years, I have supported a residential permit parking plan for New York City,” said Yassky in a press release. “The plan announced today will reduce congestion and illegal parking in our neighborhoods, and improve the quality of life for our residents. I continue to fully support that effort.”
Parking Permit Proposal on Table [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Mayor Rolls Out Resident Parking Permit Proposal [Brownstoner]
Pols, DOT: Parking Permit Program For Many 'Hoods [Brownstoner]

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