Use Facebook to alert your friends

What type of Snow Emergency person are you?

How you act during a Snow Emergency could say a lot about you. We want you to share your Snow Emergency personality with your friends on Facebook, and also with us.

STEP 1: Create an image that shows what kind of Snow Emergency you are. Make sure it includes a Snow Emergency logo in it (download the Snow Emergency logo).

STEP 2: When a Snow Emergency is declared, change your Facebook profile picture to that image so all your friends will know a Snow Emergency has been declared.

STEP 3: In the meantime, send us the Facebook picture you created, explaining what kind of Snow Emergency you are. E-mail it to [email protected] and we’ll post it to the Snow Emergency profile on Facebook for all to see.

Not sure what Snow Emergency you are?

You can also choose one from the list below. Just click on the larger version link, download the image and add it to your Facebook profile when a Snow Emergency is declared. 

Classic Snow Emergency
This kind of person has been following the Snow Emergency rules since the dawn of the Snow Plow

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Eco Snow Emergency
You like the fact that we’re trying to use less salt on the streets, and that we sweep up the sand once the Snow Emergency season ends.

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Artsy Snow Emergency
You see snow removal as an art form. You’re in tune with the great cry of Snow Emergency.

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Animated Snow Emergency
You are anxious to tell your friends whenever a Snow Emergency is declared.

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Spacey Snow Emergency
In the past, it’s slipped your mind that a Snow Emergency was declared. However, you’re making sure it’s on your long-range sensors this season.

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Sporty Snow Emergency
You race to move your car minutes after a Snow Emergency is declared. You strive to be first, getting out of the way of the plows before anyone else on your block.

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Snow emergency rules

For all the parking rules related to a Snow Emergency, visit the Snow Season Parking page. 

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Last updated Dec 27, 2017



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