Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez reintroduces alternate side parking rules legislation
BROOKLYN - City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has reintroduced legislation that would ease alternate side parking rules.
Under the bill, drivers would be allowed to stay inside their cars on a restricted side of a street during street sweeping without getting ticketed. The proposal would mean fewer tickets for idling.
The bill also proposes that drivers would be allowed to park their cars on a restricted side of the street if the street has already been cleaned.
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Brooklyn residents told News 12 that the proposal makes sense and would be a relief to what has been a constant headache for drivers.
Brooklyn councilmen Steven Levin and Antonio Reynoso co-sponsored the bill.
A spokesperson for the Department of Sanitation told News 12 that they do not comment on proposed legislation.