The NYPE allows NYC drivers the ability to alert members to the location of on street parking spots that are becoming available or to bid for a spot in a desired area. NYPE also helps you find the best areas to look for NYC on street parking for the specific date and time you need to park.STOP Driving around the block just to find you are following another person looking for a parking spot!
NYPE is designed to take advantage, of the latest cell phone technology, and web technology. The only requirement is that you have a phone with GPS, Internet Browser with HTML5 support, an email address, and access to the internet. To Start: Use the site & Sign In, on an internet device with a nice screen size to familiarize yourself with the functions. Then start alleviating the frustration of finding parking by buying and selling information about parking spots.
When the main page of NYPE loads, it checks your device for GPS functionality.
If it has GPS functionality, and you allow it's access, the map below loads with your current location.
If this location resides within the area that the NYPE has parking information, that information is loaded.
You can also:
Use the Pick Location & Time to see parking regulations in a different area or time frame. (by entering an address, zipcode, etc)
or double clicking anywhere on the map, to center it at that location and retrieve parking info.
Parking Status is denoted by color: FREE Pay Parking No Parking No Standing No Stopping
Tabs extending perpendicular from signs that currently have free parking, are drawn in Green / Yellow / Red:
Green Tab: Free Parking for over 24 hours.
Yellow Tab: Free Parking for over 12 hours, but less than 24 hours.
Red Tab: Free Parking for less than 12 hours.
WARNING: Parking information presented by this site is not guaranteed to be 100% accurate,
and it is up to the user to verify and follow the physical DOT signs and regulations, once they have parked.
Sample Scenario on how to use NYPE to decide where to look for parking.
NYPE looks up your current GPS position and retrieves any parking information it has at that location.
You may enter an address or zipcode, etc, as well as the date and time you wish to park, and the relevant
parking information will be returned. (NOTE: this functionality works well on a computer when you want to
find parking a head of time.)
Displays the nearest spot that someone is vacating, along with the date & time.
Displays the nearest spot that someone is bidding for. Anyone vacating a spot near this bid may offer that
information to the person bidding.
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