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2012-12-11 Barclays ESPN~Direct TV bus in TV lot illegally idles for hours

TV lot on 6th Ave bet Dean & Pacific
December 11, 2012 - 11:34pm


The nature of the threat posed by the incident or impact.
Local community
Public health

Lack of complaints to Terence Dec.11

Priority: -> normal
State: -> Active
Client: -> Public
Assigned: unassigned -> Peter K.

Pls let us remind Terence that a lack of complaints is not an indication of a lack of problems, as compliance is not something that we are paid to monitor. And I was out of town!


PS: I am being Cartesian: If a tree falls in the woods...... or if a bus runs a generator illegally, and no one is there to witness it.... it is still a violation. VOila.


Update and additional information

The Community Liaison reached out to let me know he did not receive any messages last night.  I left my message on his work phone.  The number he would like me to use in the future is 347-834-3957.  He also receives emails on an ongoing basis during the night.
AYW incident reports are forwarded automatically and instantaneously as they are filed to the email of the Community Liaison, (plus many of those in oversight), so ironically I would have had better results last night filing an incident report on this website.
The bus was onsite from roughly 3 in the afternoon and because it did not appear to fit well into the lot, its front end stuck out the gate.  That made it unmissable not just for those like myself walking by, but presumably also for the people who work at the arena.  That condition must have existed for at least 8 1/2 hours.  The generator was certainly running for the duration of the event, if not more.  The community liaison informed me he is looking into the matter.   
The use of a generator is not acceptable in the uplink lot.  Below is a link to my video filmed at 8:35 PM.  I stopped videotaping after 4 minutes or so:


Update and additional information

I walked by this bus at roughly 8:35 PM and documented the same problem with video.  I also spoke to the person manning the bus.  According to him the bus was not idling.  The noise coming from the bus was the generator it runs to power its equipment.  I asked why he wasn't hooked up to the electric in the lot so that he wouldn't have to use the generator and he said the arena failed to hook him up.   I went home and texted the arena's community liaison so that he could address the situation.  The text was sent at 8:55 PM.  The incident report associated with this complaint was filed at 11:34 PM.
In a follow up with 700 Pacific who filed the incident report, I learned the bus was at its current location from the middle of the afternoon on.