St. Paul follows Minneapolis in starting one-sided parking ban

It follows record snowfall during February.
Author:
Publish date:

St. Paul has followed Minneapolis in imposing winter parking rules between now and Apr. 1.

The city announced on Sunday that starting at noon on Monday, parking will not be allowed on the even side of all residential streets.

Minneapolis imposed the same restrictions starting this past Wednesday, after historic amounts of snow fell in the metro area in February.

Drivers in St. Paul will still be able to park on "arterial" main streets, as well as the odd-numbered side of residential streets. 

You can find a map of what streets qualify as "arterial" streets right here – but it includes the likes of Summit, Grand, and Marshall avenues, as well as the entirety of downtown.

Both Twin Cities have taken this step because the weather of recent weeks has resulted in many residential streets being narrowed by the snow.

The one-sided parking ban will be lifted temporarily in the event of a Snow Emergency being declared, when regular Snow Emergency parking restrictions apply.

If you end up parking on the even-numbered side of the street between now and April, you leave yourself at risk of having your vehicle towed or ticketed.

It's the first time since March 2014 that St. Paul has imposed a one-sided parking ban.

Sign up: Subscribe to our daily newsletters

Next Up

minneapolis police

Police arrest man in connection to deadly Minneapolis hit-and-run

The victim died the scene in north Minneapolis on Friday.

Jordan Greenway

Wild's fast start vanishes in loss to Coyotes

Arizona scored five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss.

Screen Shot 2021-03-06 at 4.12.00 PM

Police seeking tips in search for road rage shooting suspect

The incident took place in Maplewood last week.

Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers lands on Wooden Award list for women's college basketball

The Hopkins grad is the only freshman on the 15-player ballot.

Jamal Mashburn Jr.

Gophers fall under .500 after OT loss to Rutgers

The Gophers are under .500 for the first time this season.

police tape, crime scene

Man arrested for killing of his father in Wabasha County

The 73-year-old man was found dead at a home in rural Zumbro Falls.

Jake Odorizzi

Report: Jake Odorizzi to sign with Astros

The former Twins pitcher is headed to Houston on a two-year deal.

covid-19, coronavirus

South African COVID-19 variant detected in Wisconsin

There have been no cases of the South African strain found in Minnesota.

Brian Dutcher

Could Brian Dutcher be Gophers target to replace Richard Pitino?

Dutcher's contract has a buyout clause that could lead him to Minnesota.

Related

Speed limit

Signs start going up for new 20 mph speed limits in Minneapolis, St. Paul

The speed limit will be 20 mph on city streets, unless otherwise stated.

Grand Old Day

St. Paul's Grand Old Day is going ahead after all

It had been canceled a week ago, but organizers backtracked following the reaction.

One dead, one injured in shooting on St. Paul's East Side

Multiple shots were heard on Sunday evening.

Speed limit

Speed limits will be reduced on Minneapolis, St. Paul streets

The change affects arterial and side streets in the metro's two biggest cities.

Best parks in the country: Minneapolis 1st, St. Paul 2nd

Park size is the only thing keeping St. Paul from the top spot.

police tape, crime scene

Man dies after shooting in St. Paul's East Side

It's the second fatal shooting on the East Side in a week.