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Ridgewood Residents Claim ParkMobile QR codes are Don’t Match Some Parking Zones

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Ridgewood NJ, if you  park at the Hudson St. Garage and use the Parking App the word is the QR code does not give the  correct parking zone and you will get a $25 ticket . The Hudson Parking Garage Zone has a 4331 code , but through the App with the QR code the zone comes up 4305 and or 4301.

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Delivery Drivers Block Parking Spaces and Create Obstacles for Pedestrians and Drivers in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, frequent readers of the blog know that for years the blog has pointed out congestion and access to the central business district  is a far bigger issue than parking .  Over the years the Village seems have done almost everything possible to make congestion worse ie… suicide bike lanes , traffic easing and street level valet parking  and so on.

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Glen Rock 2022 residential commuter parking permits are now available online!

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock 2022 residential commuter parking permits are now available online! The permits can be purchased by visiting https://glenrocknj.t2hosted.com/account/portal
Permits will be valid from 12/1/2021 until 12/31/2022. If you experience any problems or have any questions with the process, please contact parking@glenrockpolice.com
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Ridgewood Village Council Extends Dining Corrals until Dec. 31, 2021

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village council has voted to extend the use of dining corrals until Dec. 31, 2021. Business owners have to pay $250 per parking space they are taking up per month.

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Hooban for Village Council : what’s at stake for this election?

Hooban for Village Council

Ridgewood NJ, if you want to know what’s at stake for this election, take a look at these two pictures.

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Damn the open space; we need more parking! – Really Mr. Vagianos?

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Paul Vagianos is a candidate for election in November to fill the unexpired Village Council. term of Bernadette Walsh (who resigned due to a pending relocation out of state).  Mr. Vagianos is a past president of the Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Village’s Central Business District Advisory Committee (CBDAC).  He owns and operates the It’s Greek to Me restaurant on East Ridgewood Avenue and owns a commercial property on South Broad Street that houses the Pearl restaurant.

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Ridgewood Could Be Facing a Hudson Garage Parking-apocalypse

photos by Boyd Loving

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Ridgewood NJ, unlike other towns with electric signs warning motorist to slow down and drive 25, the Village in a quest to get more people to park in the Hudson Garage has posted an electric sign loudly proclaiming  ,”come to Ridgewood and park in the new Hudson Garage, its only $1.25 an hour” .  Apparently the short fall in parking revenue is beginning to raise a lot of eyebrows . The new signs clearly target those who don’t go anywhere without GPS/navigation.

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Village of Ridgewood Hopes Better Signs Boost Parking Revenue

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Ridgewood NJ, in the quest to get more people to park in the Hudson Garage the Village has posted several nifty new signs.  During the August 4th Village of Ridgewood Council meeting several avenues were explored in an effort to to better utilize the empty parking garage on Hudson street :

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Hudson Garage Elevator Out of Service Again

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Ridgewood NJ, several Village employees were met by hostile commentators  this week ,because once again commuters and central business district patrons were greeted by out of service elevators at the Hudson Garage .

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“Dining corrals” become even more hazardous for drivers

photo by Boyd Loving

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Ridgewood NJ, UPDATE:  The Ridgewood Blog has learned that since these photos were taken, small red reflectors have been installed on some of the blocks. Despite this installation, we believe that more needs to be done to ensure the safety of drivers who will be passing by these large obstacles

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UPDATE : “Dining corrals” now in place on East Ridgewood Avenue

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Ridgewood NJ, UPDATE:  The Ridgewood Blog has learned that since these photos were taken, small red reflectors have been installed on some of the blocks. Despite this installation, we believe that more needs to be done to ensure the safety of drivers who will be passing and parking by these large obstacles.
In case you didn’t notice, several “dining corrals” are now in place on busy East Ridgewood Avenue.

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Sale of parking permits in Glen Rock will resume on July 1, 2021 and parking enforcement will resume August 1, 2021

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Glen Rock NJ, as the Governors of New Jersey and New York have lifted COVID-19 restrictions allowing more people the option of returning to work, the Borough of Glen Rock has revised certain aspects of the
Residential Commuter Parking and CBD Employee Permit Parking regulations that were implemented due to the COVID-19 situation. The Mayor and the Council of the Borough of Glen Rock have
authorized several amendments to its permit parking regulations.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll: A Quarter of NJ Workers Never Going Back to the Office

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Ridgewood NJ, Half of New Jersey workers started working from home during the pandemic, and many of them don’t think that they’ll ever be going back to their workplace full time, according to the latest results from the FDU Poll’s survey of New Jersey voters. Even though most New Jersey adults are now vaccinated against COVID-19, only 27 percent of workers who started working from home say that they’ve started going back to the office full time, and 26 percent of those now working from home don’t think that they’ll ever be back in their workplace. This represents an enormous shift in work habits, and one that has ramifications for mass transit, and the economies of the states surrounding New Jersey. Republicans and Democrats also have very different experiences of the pandemic, and Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to want to go back to the pre-pandemic workplace experience.

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