Huckleby wrote:The city is full of unjustifiable "no parking" blocks.
I think it's the reverse. The City government has put off necessary parking restrictions (in deference to the illusion of some new arrivals) that streets are necessarily parking lots, in addition to their ancillary role as conduits of travel.
Harvey street is an example where two-sided parking is allowed but where no large emergency vehicle could possibly get through for a good portion of a snowy winter. And even in summer, it's often a defacto one-lane street. (But certainly not labelled as such.)
In my neighborhood, there is at least one designated collector
street (which, here, is an alternate route for fire trucks) that sometimes can't even accommodate two passing conventional passenger sedans in the summer, to say nothing of a snowy winter — where cars may be ticketed but never towed.
In the winter, it's a two-lane street, or a one-lane street, or a zero-lane street. The offical approach seesm to be Let's just hope it works itself out ...