Parking at a meter in downtown Minneapolis can be tough — remembering to plug it before it expires, finding an open meter and then tracking down its pay station. But soon, paying for that coveted parking spot may get easier.
We start off with this question from Randy In Sauk Rapids: In light of the recent apartment fire in Uptown known as a ‘three alarm fire’, I was wondering what constitutes a three alarm fire?
It’s out with the old and in with the new when it comes to paying for parking in Minneapolis. The city is saying a final farewell to its old-style parking meters officially on Wednesday.
The days of searching the floor of your car for quarters are, for the most part, over in Minneapolis. Installation of new computerized parking meters will be finished by the end of October, completing a two-year process.