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User currently offlineLY7E7 From Israel, joined Jun 2004, 2248 posts, RR: 19
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 832 times:

Anybody affected? Do you think it's justified?


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User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3982 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 827 times:

Im glad I don't work or have to drive to New York City! Because of the strike they are saying you need at least 4 people in a car to drive in lower Manhattan between 5am and 11am. And you have to have at least 4 people in the car to use the Brooklyn-Battery tunnel, Manhattan bridge, Brooklyn bridge, Williamsburg bridge, Queens-Midtown tunnel, Queensboro bridge, Lincoln tunnel, and the Holland tunnel betwwen 5am and 11am.

The same HOV rules apply to vehicles traveling toward Manhattan on the Henry Hudson Parkway, the FDR Drive, the Bruckner Experessway, parts of the LIE, the Belt Parkway, the Gowanus Expressway, the BQE and the Prospect Expressway.



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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21564 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 799 times:

Theres a police checkpoint on Columbus and 96th (I can see it from my window), and I think that they're enforcing the four person per car rule south of there, but I'm not sure.

I don't have anywhere in particular to be today, so I don't think I'll be affected too much. As for whether it's justified, I don't really know.

-Mir



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User currently offlineStuckinMAF From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 795 times:

Quoting Dragon-wings (Reply 1):
Im glad I don't work or have to drive to New York City!

Me too, I sure do like these wide-open spaces in West Texas! I really feel sorry for those that are crammed in NYC with no way to get around without having to go out and find 3 human beings to use for ballast!


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