In light of the recent snow storm, the City of Albany has issued a snow emergency effective Tuesday, December 3. Read on to learn about the details, alternate parking options, and how to avoid receiving a ticket or having your car towed.
Snow Emergency Details
Vehicles will be asked to park on odd or even sides of the streets in order to make snow removal proceed quickly and easily. If you don’t move your vehicle to the correct side of the street during the snow emergency, it will be ticketed and might even be towed.
- Park on the even-numbered side of the street from Tuesday, December 3 at 8 pm through Wednesday, December 4 at 8 pm.
- Park on the odd-numbered side of the street from Wednesday, December 4 at 8 pm through Thursday, December 5 at 8 pm.
On Wednesday, vehicles may start parking on the odd side of the street at 7 pm, giving you an hour to prepare for the switch.
Alternative Parking Options
If there isn’t enough room on your street for you to park, there are several additional parking areas you can take advantage of during the snow emergency.
Arbor Hill/Sheridan Hollow
- Arbor Hill Softball Field Parking Area (North Lark Street)
- 178 & 230 Colonie Street (playground lots)
- Ten Broeck Mansion (parking lot and sidewalk, West End)
- Albany Parking Authority’s Quackenbush Garage (for Zone C Residential Permit Parking holders, provided they take a ticket upon entering and confirm their last name and plate number at customer service when exiting)
- Ridgefield Park (Partridge Street)
- Woodlawn Park Little League
- Waterson Park (Westland Hills, Colvin Avenue entrance)
- Washington Park (parking lots and roads)
- Krank Park Area
- Franklin Street on the east side between Schuyler and Bassett Streets
- Lincoln Park (parking lots and interior roads)
- 77 & 88 Philip Street (playground)
- North Second and North Third Streets above Pearl Street
- Parking area across the street from the North Albany American Legion Post
- Bleecker Stadium (parking lots and roads)
- North side of Livingston Avenue, opposite the Judson Street Parking Lot
For more information on parking or additional parking restrictions, call the City of Albany at 518-476-7669.