Officials are urging people to get cars off the street if possible. You can park at five downtown and Wooster Square garages and lots and most Yale covered lots for free starting at 3 p.m. Friday. A downtown parking ban starts at 10 p.m.
Following is the text of a city missive on the subject:
Cars parked within 25 feet of intersections, bus stops and fire hydrants will be towed.
A Downtown Parking Ban will be in effect starting 10 pm Friday night and ending at 9 am Saturday morning. We will also send out a list of Parking Authority garages the public may use during the storm. We will issue neighborhood parking bans as necessary.
The Parking Authority will make available the following lots and garages free of charge to residents beginning at 3 pm today until Sunday Noon.
1. Surface Lot at Chapel and Franklin Street
2. Surface Lot at Chestnut Street
3. Pulaski Lot at State and Eld
4. Surface Lot at Grand Avenue and East Pearl St.
5. Granite Square Garage
The Following downtown Parking Authority garages will be available for residents to Park for $3.00/day beginning 3 pm today. Residents should leave these lots by noon Sunday.
1. Crown Street Garage
2. Temple Street Garage.
Additionally, Yale has made all its covered lots available to residents excepts those at Howe St. and Locke Street beginning at 3 pm until Sunday Evening.