Police: 1 Arrested, 1 Sought After Man Stabbed Over ParkingOne man has been arrested and another remains at large after a stabbing over public parking in Albert Lea Friday, according to police.
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.
City Council Votes To Reduce Street Parking For Mpls. ResidentsThe number of parking spots for Minneapolis residents could soon decrease. The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the zoning code that will reduce the number of parking spaces for residential areas that are by frequent buses and rail transit.
St. Paul To Plow Streets During WarmupThe City of St. Paul says it will be taking opportunity of the expected warmup to do a thorough plowing job on all residential streets. The city will be plowing from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15 and Friday, Jan. 16.
Parking Problems Put St. Paul Restaurant On Hold A dispute over parking has put a new St. Paul restaurant in limbo, making it unable to open its doors to the public. The Salt Cellar along Selby Avenue has been ready to open for months, and as WCCO’s Nina Moini explains, the owners say it's crucial to open up before Christmas to make up for lost time.
A Fair For All: Accessibility On The FairgroundsAfter travelling a single block at the Minnesota State Fair, it's clear "The Great Minnesota Get-Together" is a gathering meant for all. Brienna Schuette, the Minnesota State Fair's marketing and communication director, says they make changes every year to insure increased accessibility.
State Fair's New Transit Hub PraisedWe all have our favorite ways of getting to the Great Minnesota Get-Together Terri Reinartz and her family are among the one third of fairgoers who choose mass transit. "We've done it last several years, probably the last half dozen years," Reinartz said.
Vikes, ‘U’ Seek To Fix TCF Stadium Parking KinksWith the last home preseason game over, Vikings fans are ready for the first regular season at TCF Bank Stadium. But the new location brings some added challenges, with fans struggling while getting around the stadium.
Flooding Closes 3 Rides At Valleyfair, Limits ParkingFlooding in Shakopee, Minn. has led to the closure of three rides Wednesday at a popular Twin Cities amusement park. According to officials at Valleyfair, the park has closed the Renegade and Excalibur rollercoasters and the Thunder Canyon water ride.
Car2Go Service Growing In MinneapolisA new trend in commuting is growing in popularity around the Twin Cities. Car2Go is a car-sharing service that allows members access to a vehicle without having to own one. Amber Iwan knows city living rarely comes with a close parking spot. She walks a block to find a small, blue-and-white smart car - one of the newest ways to commute around the metro.