Winnipeg shoppers can now reserve premium Polo ‘Park’-ing spaces

It’s always pretty exciting to get a good parking spot at the mall. But would you pay for that feeling?CF Polo Park Shopping Centre has announced they are now offering reserved premium parking spots for $5.READ MORE: Fast-charging electric vehicle station at Polo Park is Manitoba’s firstThe ideal yellow lines will be located right next to the four main entrances of the mall:Zone 1: SportChek/Moxies entrance (South)Zone 2: Starbucks/Forever 21 entrance (East)Zone 3: Hudson’s Bay entrance (North)Zone 4: ScotiaBank entrance (West)Just register online before you leave and your space will…

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Winnipeg lifts annual snow route parking ban

Here’s a sign spring is on the way for Winnipeggers — Thursday marks the first day that the city’s annual snow route parking ban is no longer in place.The ban was officially lifted at 7:01 a.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Bowman hints at higher-than-expected property tax increase, decreased roads spendingThe annual snow ban prohibited vehicles from being parked on designated snow routes between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.There are no other city winter parking bans in place.Get daily local headlines and alerts

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Drivers paying the price for ignoring Winnipeg snow zones

Winnipeggers have spent this winter digging out their vehicles and their wallets.So far this year we’ve seen close to 45 centimetres of snow. That’s led to the City issuing two residential parking bans, up from just one in 2018.Help us improve Globalnews.caTake the survey now!Story continues belowThe first ban, in place from Jan. 9-11 of this year, saw 477 tickets handed out. The most recent ban stretching from Feb. 10-13 resulted in 1,448 tickets being issued, for a grand total of 1925 tickets on residential streets so far this season.Residential bans…

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The Forks closer to placing final piece in redevelopment puzzle

The piece of land known as Parcel 4 at The Forks, has been a divided parking lot for decades, but drivers could be looking for a new place to park later this year.The City of Winnipeg is in the process of selling the parcel of land to The Forks to develop a new market place that will bring shops, green spaces and residential housing to the 12 acre area.READ MORE: Housing and retail development could land on Parcel 4 at The ForksMembers of the Executive Policy Committee heard a presentation…

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Winnipeggers offer their thoughts on sale of parking lot surfaces at The Forks

February 20 2019 5:52am Winnipeggers give their take on The Forks looking to buy surface parking lots from the city to help with future development. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!! gnca_shareVideoCallback…

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City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking

The City of Winnipeg is looking at a new plan that would make downtown parking for people with disabilities a little easier.Story continues belowThe Winnipeg Parking Authority has recommended a pilot project that would allow people with valid handicap parking permits to stay in certain on-street paid parking spaces beyond time restrictions. The Executive Police Committee (EPC) will consider the recommendation at their meeting Jan. 22.The one-year pilot program would be limited to the area around City Hall, the Centennial Concert hall, and the Red River College exchange campus.READ MORE: Who’s enforcing Winnipeg’s accessible parking rules? Complaints pile…

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Winnipeg implements residential parking ban

Do you “Know Your Zone”?The city’s residential street parking ban will be in effect starting 7 a.m. Wednesday, and drivers are encouraged to avoid a ticket by paying attention to the street-clearing schedule.Winnipeggers can find out when their street is scheduled for plowing by using the address lookup tool on the city’s website or by using the ‘Know Your Zone’ app.Parked vehicles violating the ban can receive a ticket up to $150 and may be towed to a nearby street.READ MORE: Snow route parking ban in effect, residential snow clearing…

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Trading tickets for toys, some Winnipeg parking lots waiving fines

The Forks and FNP Parking are giving drivers a bit of a break with a view to spreading Christmas cheer.Drivers can now bring new unwrapped toys to the FNP Parking office instead of paying their outstanding parking fines during the holiday season.FNP Parking will waive violations for drivers who bring in toys valued at $15 or over for children aged 10-14. All toys will be donated to the Christmas Cheer Board.READ MORE: Winnipeg charity celebrating 99 years of cheer, seeking helping handsThis initiative only includes tickets issued by FNP Parking and…

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True North issues ‘tow-away notice’ on legally parked car

A Winnipeg man is searching for answers after finding a tow-away notice on his vehicle, which was not issued by the city, but instead by True North Sports and Entertainment (TNSE).Harmeet Sidhu typically parks his downtown on Carlton Street for his overnight work shifts, unless street signs tell him otherwise.There was a no parking sign on the curb near Bell MTS Place for Sunday night, so when Sidhu parked his car Monday night he thought he was in the clear.Story continues below“I got a call from security around 4 a.m.…

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