Mayor Coleman Drops Plan For Grand Avenue MetersParking along St. Paul's Grand Avenue will remain free. Mayor Chris Coleman announced Thursday the city will not proceed with a plan to install parking meters.
Residents, Businesses Protest Parking Meters On Grand AvenueBusiness owners and residents along St. Paul's popular Grand Avenue say they want city leaders to leave the area alone. Several weeks ago, Mayor Chris Coleman proposed a plan within his budget that would install parking meters along the busy shopping strip.
Grand Avenue Residents, Business Owners To Challenge City Hall Over Parking MetersA dispute over parking meters has St. Paul business owners and residents ready to take on City Hall. Tuesday night, members of Mayor Chris Coleman's staff are meeting with people who are strongly opposed to a plan to install parking meters along Grand Avenue.
Parking Meters Could Be Added To Some St. Paul NeighborhoodsParking may soon cost more in some popular St. Paul neighborhoods. According to the Pioneer Press, a parking pilot program was tucked quietly into Mayor Chris Coleman's recently released 2016 budget proposal.
Minneapolis Testing Out New Street Parking AppThe city of Minneapolis is testing out a new smartphone app that will allow drivers to pay for on-street parking from their phone.
St. Paul Seeks To Close Huge Projected DeficitThe city of Saint Paul is trying close a projected $10-million deficit. Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday the solution is a property tax increase and changes at parking meters. Coleman called for a 1.9-percent tax levy as part of his 2016 budget proposal.
What's Open And What's Closed On Memorial DayTo commemorate the Memorial Day holiday, many people have it off and a lot of places are closed. To help avoid any confusion, here's a list of some of the places that are closed this holiday.
Parking Meter Smart Phone App Coming To MinneapolisThe way we'll pay for parking in Minneapolis is about to change. In fact, you won’t need to have change or any money on you at all.
You May Be Able To Pay For Your Parking Meter By PhoneParking 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.
Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Fire Alarms, Parking Meters & PSYWe 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?
Minneapolis To Complete Parking Meter SwitchIt'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.
Minneapolis Cashes In With New Parking MetersThe 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.