Double Parking in NYC

Double-parking: It’s dangerous, it causes congestion — and in most parts of New York City, it’s completely legal for delivery vehicles.

DOT officials say they are doing a lot to combat the city’s delivery-induced gridlock — increasing off-hour deliveries, adding loading zones, and putting more restrictions on double-parking — but whatever they are doing has not solved an essential problem: New York City streets are a chaotic mess of delivery trucks that continue to increase in number. Twenty years into the e-commerce boom, our city’s arteries are sclerotic. Read more…https://nyc.streetsblog.org/2019/05/02/the-dot-quandary-double-parking-isnt-illegal-except-when-it-actually-is/