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Press Release | NO. 2004-104

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Wednesday, September 15, 2004

The New York City Police Department Announces Media Parking Areas For The United Nations General Assembly

The New York City Police Department today announced the parking areas that will be available for members of the media for the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations is located at 1st Avenue and 42nd

Beginning on Sunday, September 19, 2004 at 9:00 p.m., "Satellite and Microwave Trucks Only," may park on a first come, first serve basis on the "media islands" located on the eastside of 1st Avenue beginning at 45th Street.

Prior to parking, all "Satellite and Microwave Trucks" must clear a security checkpoint which will be located at 44th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue. Trucks may cue for screening on the eastside of 3rd Avenue, south of 44th Street.

During the session of the U.N. General Assembly, trucks may be serviced, fueled or swapped out between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. All "Satellite and Microwave Truck" returning to the U.N. zone must be re-screened at the security checkpoint. In addition, vehicles must return to their original parking location.

DCPI will have representatives in the area to offer assistance.

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