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February 10, 2016

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted; Residential Parking Ban begins today, Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 a.m.

Residential streets in snow zones E, I, M, O, S, U will be plowed on Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Released: 7:00 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 9 has now been lifted. The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban is an extension of the Annual Snow Route Parking Ban, which is currently in effect daily from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. until March 1, 2016.

A Residential Parking Ban began today, Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 a.m. to facilitate plowing of residential streets.

Residential streets in snow zones E, I, M, O, S, and U will be plowed today from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Citizens are urged to confirm their snow zone letter in order to determine when their residential street is scheduled for clearing. You can find your snow zone with our Address Lookup Tool at knowyourzone.winnipeg.ca or by contacting 311 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone at 311, or by email at ). Citizens are encouraged to find out their snow zone letter well in advance of the start of the residential plow and to make alternate parking arrangements if they park on the street.

Please refer to the entire schedule below for details about when snow zones will be cleared this week.

RESIDENTIAL PARKING BAN SCHEDULE

Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
E, I, M, O, S, U

Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Thursday, February 11
D, G, J, L, N, R, V

Thursday, February 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
C, F, H, K, P, Q, T

Thursday, February 11 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Friday, February 12
B

Friday, February 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A

Avoid a ticket and tow
Residents are urged to find an alternate place to park such as an off-street driveway or parking lot, or a nearby street that is not currently scheduled for plowing. This will help the plowing operation run smoothly and will prevent you from being ticketed and towed.

Vehicles parked in violation of the Residential Parking Ban may be towed to a nearby street that is not scheduled to be plowed, or has already been cleared. If you believe your vehicle may have been towed due to the Residential Parking Ban, please contact 311 for assistance in locating it.

Stay back, stay safe
More than 400 pieces of heavy equipment will be used for this snow clearing operation so motorists are reminded to drive to road conditions and to use extreme caution when driving near any snow clearing equipment or sanding trucks.

Parking ban notification
The City offers free email and Twitter notifications which advise subscribers when a parking ban goes into effect. To sign up for notifications, or for more information about all winter parking bans visit knowyourzone.winnipeg.ca or contact 311.

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Bark for your park: Join us on February 24 to share your thoughts about potential locations and features for a downtown dog park

Released: 10:15 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg is exploring options for the creation of a downtown off-leash dog park and we want to hear from you.

You’re invited to an open house on February 24, 2016 to get an update on the project, see results from the online survey conducted in January, and provide feedback on possible locations for the dog park and potential features.

A neighbourhood dog park in downtown Winnipeg will help build stronger community ties by fostering social meet-ups for dogs and people. It will also be an amenity that will encourage downtown living and help make dog ownership in the downtown more accessible.

Event details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location Carol Shields Auditorium, second floor of Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street

For more information, please visit www.winnipeg.ca/DowntownDogPark

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Upcoming temporary closure of Carlton Street between York Avenue and Broadway

Friday, February 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Released: 2:53 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The public is advised that Carlton Street from York Avenue to Broadway will be closed to all vehicular traffic this Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to accommodate RBC Convention Centre construction.

Motorists should allow for additional travel time, and use alternate routes in this area to reach their destinations.

Pedestrian access on Carlton Street will be maintained, and Transit buses will not be impacted.

For regular updates on City of Winnipeg lane closures, please visit City of Winnipeg - Regional Lane Closures.

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