New York City has opened two temporary truck parking facilities in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak that has turned the metropolitan area into the epicenter of the pandemic.
One is located on Staten Island at the Global Container Terminal and the other in the Bronx at the Hunt’s Point Food Distribution Center. These are strategic freight hubs for the city.
Each area will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for rest periods during the day or overnight, with bathrooms, mobile lights, trash cans, and security patrol. Drivers should keep their vehicles secure, as the City is not responsible for any stolen items, according to a statement from the city government.
The opening of the parking areas is part of a broader plan to ensure city residents have access to food during the pandemic.
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