Action Group Working To Stop Proposed North Loop Parking RampThere's controversy in the North Loop over a proposed parking ramp. The 800 space ramp would go on top of the surface lot behind The Bachelor Farmer Restaurant, along the Mississippi riverfront.
Snow-Clogged Twin Cities May Restrict Parking To 1 SideFire trucks and other emergency vehicles need a minimum of 15 to 18 feet to pass through. So the cities are contemplating winter parking restrictions.
St. Paul Meter Enforcement Suspended For One Day SaturdayIf you were thinking about heading to St. Paul this weekend, Saturday is the day to do it! St. Paul Public Works announced that enforcement of all meters in the city will be suspended for 24 hours on Saturday, January 2, 2016.
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.