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Manhattan Community Board Five

Illegal limousine idling and parking, throughout Midtown Manhattan

WHEREAS, It has been observed that limousine vehicles are being parked or idled on many streets throughout midtown Manhattan, particularly on the streets between 59th and 56th Streets from 8th Avenue to Lexington Avenue; and

WHEREAS, Many of these limousine vehicles are parked illegally inasmuch as they are occupying zones during the hours of 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays that are designated as No Standing during these hours; and

WHEREAS, Such parking, in addition to being a violation, impedes traffic exiting the Central Business District of Manhattan during the evening 'rush hours'; and

WHEREAS, There are several other locations throughout midtown Manhattan where such violations are being observed to occur on a regular basis; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board 5 recommends more consistent and rigorous enforcement of these parking violations and calls on:

The above resolution passed with a vote of 27 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.

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