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City of Albany Extends Local Eatery Curbside Pickup Area Program

May 15, 2020

Date: May 15, 2020

Contact: David Galin

(518) 801-2857

ALBANY, NY – Today, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins, and Albany Parking Authority Executive Director Matthew Peter announced a 30-day extension of the program creating curbside pickup areas in front of local eateries that continue to serve take-out. These dedicated parking spots are designed to help protect both employees and customers and ensure the continued compliance of social distancing protocols. Curbside pick-up parking spots may only be used for up to 30 minutes and are denoted with these signs:



Any restaurant offering take-out that would like to be included in the program should contact or (518) 434-5105 to request the appropriate signage.


For an ever-growing list of open eateries in the City of Albany, please visit the City’s COVID-19 Resource Guide at


The City of Albany and Albany Parking Authority created this program in consultation and partnership with the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District, Lark Street Business Improvement District, Central Avenue Business Improvement District, and 6th Ward Councilmember Richard Conti.