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The New York City Department of Transportation reinstated alternate side of the street parking rules on Wednesday, the first time since superstorm Sandy ravaged the tristate region.

The parking regulations remain suspend for severely impacted areas of Brooklyn and Queens.

Returning the parking rules was met with resistance from Public Advocate Bill de Blasio who said the policy would lead to inevitable tickets for vehicles stranded without gas.

The city added several neighborhoods to the exempt list on Wednesday.

An odd/even gas rationing restriction remains in place to alleviate long lines at gas stations that began after the storm knocked out power to many leaving them unable to provide gas for customers' cars.

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The following neighborhoods in Brooklyn are exempt from ASP rules:

Brooklyn Community Board 6: Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Gowanus, Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill, and is delimited by New York Bay and the East River on the west, Atlantic Avenue, Court Street, Fourth Avenue, Warren and Pacific Streets on the north, Prospect Park on the east and 15th Street and the Gowanus Canal on the south.

Brooklyn Community Board 13: Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Bensonhurst, Gravesend and Seagate, and is delimited by Gravesend Bay on the west, 26th Avenue, 86th Street and Avenue Y on the north, Coney Island Avenue and Corbin Place on the east, and Lower New York Bay on the south. (The west side of Corbin Place will be exempt from ASP regulations, while the east side will not.)

Brooklyn Community Board 15: Sheepshead Bay, Manhattan Beach, Kings Bay, Gerritsen Beach, Kings Highway, East Gravesend, Madison, Homecrest and Plum Beach, and is delimited by Corbin Place, Coney Island Avenue, Avenue Y, 86th street, Avenue U and MacDonald Avenue, Avenue P and Kings Highway on the north, Nostrand Avenue and Marine Park on the east, as well as by the Atlantic Ocean on the south.

Brooklyn Community Board 18: Canarsie, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Flatlands, Marine Park, Georgetown and Mill Island and is delimited by Nostrand Avenue on the west, the Long Island Rail Road viaduct on the north, Van Sinderen Avenue and Louisiana Avenue on the east and Short Parkways on the south.

In Queens, the following areas are exempt from ASP rules:

Queens Community Board 14: Broad Channel, Breezy Point, Belle Harbor, Neponsit, Bayswater, Edgemere, Rockaway Park, Rockaway and Far Rockaway, and is delimited by Jamaica Bay to the north, the Nassau County line to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Note that as Staten Island does not have ASP, that borough is not affected by the reinstatement of regulations in the remainder of the city.

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