Minneapolis & St. Paul declared a Snow Emergency today. For St. Paul parking rules, skip to below.
If you own a vehicle and park on the street in Minneapolis please read the following information:
There will be rules for street parking this evening, Thursday and Friday. It is essential that you follow these rules to avoid getting your vehicle towed to the city’s impound lot! For those who don’t know, getting towed will cost you approximately $200 to get your car back so please use prudence when parking the next few days!
All parking rules can be found on the city’s website: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/snow/parking-info.asp
In summary, tonight from 9pm – 8am tomorrow morning, all streets designated Snow Emergency Routes will be cleared of snow. Do not park on these streets tonight. Park on non-Snow Emergency streets.
Tomorrow (Thursday) from 8am – 8pm, park on the odd side of non-Snow Emergency Route streets or on Snow Emergency Route streets (which will now be plowed). Do not park on the even side of non-Snow Emergency Route streets tomorrow.
Friday from 8am – 8pm, park on the even side of non-Snow Emergency Route streets or on Snow Emergency Route streets. Do not park on the odd side of non-Snow Emergency Route streets on Friday.
If you are interested in receiving emails or text messages for future Snow Emergency Alerts, please visit the website above.
For those of you parking in St. Paul, you must follow a different set of rules:
Please see the St. Paul website for a complete explanation: http://www.stpaul.gov/index.aspx?NID=905
Streets indicated by “Night Plow Route” signs will be plowed tonight starting at 9pm. Do not park on Night Plow Routes tonight.
Day Plow routes are not indicated by signs and will be plowed tomorrow starting at 8am. Do not park on Day Plow Routes tomorrow.
Hope this message solves more confusion than it causes. If you have any questions, please see Student Services or visit your corresponding city’s website!