127-129 West 28 Street, Hotel Indigo, request for a Hotel loading & unloading zone
WHEREAS, The owner and developer of an 124 bed Indigo Hotel presently under construction at 127-129th West 28th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues have requested a two-car loading and unloading zone be created in front of the property; and
WHEREAS, The Department of Transportation policy is to grant such requests for hotels with more than 100 rooms; and
WHEREAS, The Indigo Hotel at this location will be a full-service hotel and will require frequent taxi and other vehicle service that would create added congestion through double parking if there were no loading and unloading zone: and
WHEREAS, This is an extremely congested area during business hours; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends that the Department of Transportation establish a hotel loading and unloading zone at 127-129 West 28th Street.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 25 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.