Martin Luther King Jr. Day Information

Monday, January 21 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, are closed. Courts are closed. There is no mail delivery.

Alternate Side Parking regulations are suspended. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.

NYC Public Schools are closed. The Department of Education Parent Support Hotline and Family Welcome Centers are also closed.

There is no garbage, recycling, or organics collection on Monday, January 21.

  • If Monday is your garbage or organics day, put those items out after 4 PM on Monday evening for collection beginning Tuesday, January 22.
  • If Monday is your recycling day, wait until 4 PM on Sunday, January 27 to put those items out for collection beginning on Monday, January 28.
  • In some areas, your items may not be picked up until your next collection day.

All branches of the City’s public library system are closed.

The Staten Island Ferry operates on a holiday schedule, running every 30 minutes throughout the day. Regular schedule resumes at midnight. In addition, there will be no lower level boarding in St. George Terminal.