For Immediate Release: 12/17/2020 9:17 am
Due to the current weather forecast, a Declared Winter Parking Ban is in effect. Trash and recycling collection delayed one day for the rest of the week.
During the Declared Winter Parking Ban, there is no parking on either side of main arteries, bus routes and streets in downtown. Unless otherwise posted, parking on all other streets is permitted only on the odd numbered side of the street. For more information on the Winter Parking Ban, residents can visit worcesterma.gov/streets/winter-weather/winter-parking and conveniently search by street name. During storm activity, the Customer Service Center can be reached at (508) 929-1300.
Ticketing and towing will be strongly enforced during Declared Winter Parking Ban. Municipal parking garages will be open, free of charge, for residents who need to relocate their vehicles during the ban. A list of garages can be found at worcesterma.gov/parking/municipal-garages-parking-lots. Regular parking rates will apply once ban is lifted.
Beginning Thursday, trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day for the rest of the week. Thursday’s collection will be on Friday, Dec. 18 and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Motorists are urged to stay off the roads during the storm. If travel is necessary, maintain a safe distance from other vehicles, plows and other snow equipment.