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14-Hour Spaces Turn Sunnyside Into Parking Lot for Long Islanders, Pol Says

(DNAINFO)  Jeanmarie Evelly | December 9, 2015 — A local lawmaker wants the city to do away with 14-hour parking spots under the 7 train tracks, citing complaints from constituents that the spaces are serving commuters more than residents.

State Sen. Michael Gianaris is asking the Department of Transportation to revaluate the parking rules in the Queens Boulevard lots beneath the elevated train line, from 38th to 44th street.

While most of the metered spots there have a four-hour limit, many allow for drivers to park up to 14 hours at a time — a draw for commuters from Long Island and elsewhere looking for an all-day spot where they can take the subway into Manhattan, the lawmaker says.

Source: 14-Hour Spaces Turn Sunnyside Into Parking Lot for Long Islanders, Pol Says – Sunnyside – DNAinfo.com New York