February 25, 2010

Winter Weather Affects Parking on College Avenue

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The region’s winter storm has affected transportation routes across Ithaca. Mayor Carolyn Peterson has activated the city’s snow routes, which make it unlawful to park or stand a vehicle on a number of streets and intersections. Among these routes are College Avenue, stretching from Oak Avenue to Mitchell Street, and Ithaca Road, stretching from Mitchell Street to Dryden Road. These routes are given first priority for snow plow service. Other streets with parking restrictions are listed below.

Additionally, TCAT bus service will shut down after 8 p.m. tonight. Tompkins County Sheriff Peter Meskill issued a travelers advisory for Tompkins County, noting that road crews are working round the clock. Weather reports indicate continued snow accumulation of 1-3 inches an hour, into the night.

City of Ithaca Emergency Snow Route Parking Restrictions

Name of Street – Side – Location

Albany Street – Both – Cascadilla Street to Elmira Road

Aurora Street – Both – Court Street to E. Seneca Street

Cayuga Street – Both – North City line to South Titus Ave

College Avenue – Both – Oak Avenue to Mitchell Street

Court Street – Both – North Cayuga Street to Linn Street

Green Street – Both – Meadow Street to East State Street

Ithaca Road – Both – Mitchell Street to Dryden Road

Lincoln Street – Both – North Cayuga St. to North Tioga St.

Seneca Street – Both – West State St. to East State St.

State Street/MLK Street – Both – Floral Ave. to North Meadow St.

State Street/MLK Street – Both – East Green Street to East City line

Tioga Street – Both – Lincoln Street to King Street

Original Author: Brendan Doyle