The city rolled out a car share pilot program that's expected to cost New York drivers hundreds of spots.

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De Blasio’s Car Share Program Expected To Eliminate Hundreds Of Parking Spots

May 31, 2018 - 8:34 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a car share program Thursday, that would allow dozens of people use a single car.

It's a 2 year pilot program that will designate parking spots for cars in a sharing plan, but also eliminate hundreds of spaces.

"For the first time ever, the City is setting aside dedicated parking spots to expand access to carshare programs," said Mayor de Blasio. "For every vehicle in a carshare program, up to twenty households can forgo the need to own a car, fighting congestion and making our air cleaner. We're also bringing more carshare options to NYCHA residents to help them get around, so we can continue building the fairest big city in America."

This comes a day after the mayor urged state lawmakers to renew permission for the city to maintain speed cameras near city schools. He also anounced that speed cameras and a redesign are coming to a deadly intersection in Park Slope.

The NYC DOT Carshare Pilot program will cover 230 spaces in 14 neighborhoods.

Bronx

* Parkchester

Brooklyn

* Boerum Hill

* Brooklyn Heights

* Cobble Hill - Carroll Gardens

* East Williamsburg

* Park Slope

* Red Hook

* Williamsburg

Queens

* Eastern Rockaways

* Jackson Heights

* Jamaica

Manhattan

* East Harlem

* Hamilton Heights

* Morningside Heights

 

Dedicated parking spaces will be used at 17 municipal facilities in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Bronx

Belmont Avenue; White Plains Road; Jerome & 190 Street

Brooklyn

Avenue M; Bensonhurst #1 & #2; Brighton Beach; Grant Avenue; Sheepshead Bay #1 & #2

Queens

Broadway & 31 Street; Far Rockaway #2; Ditmars; Queens Village; Queens Borough Hall; Steinway #2; Sunnyside

 

There will be ZipCar spaces at NYCHA locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn.

NYCHA Bronx ZipCar sites (2 spaces each):

East 152nd St-Courtland Ave

Davidson Houses

Marble Hill Houses

Randall Balcom Houses

Throggs Neck Addition

 

NYCHA Brooklyn ZipCar sites:

Belmont Sutter Houses (2 spaces)

Cypress Hills Houses (2 spaces)

Fiorentino Plaza (3 spaces)

Glenmore Plaza (3 spaces)

Marlboro Houses (2 spaces)

Pink Houses (2 spaces)