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March 8, 2018


Reminder: Residential Parking Ban in effect until Saturday at 7 a.m.

Residential streets in snow zones E, G, J, L, P, Q, T will be plowed from 7 p.m. this evening until 7 a.m. Friday

Released: 9:46 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The Residential Parking Ban remains in effect until Saturday morning. Plowing in zones D, F, H, K, N, R and U is currently underway. Plowing will take place on residential streets in snow zones E, G, J, L, P, Q, T starting at 7 p.m. this evening continuing until 7 a.m. Friday, March 9.

Residents are urged to move their vehicles when their residential street is scheduled for plowing. This will help the snow clearing operation run smoothly and will prevent you from being ticketed and towed. Citizens are encouraged to visit knowyourzone.winnipeg.ca, use the Know Your Zone app or contact 311 to confirm their snow zone letter.

Missed residential streets
If some streets in a snow zone have been missed or only partially cleared, crews will return in the coming days to address outstanding snow clearing requirements. In the meantime, residents can park on their street since the Residential Parking Ban only applied during the scheduled 12-hour period. When plowing crews return, no additional parking restrictions will be imposed. However, residents are still encouraged to move their vehicles should they notice that their street is about to be plowed.

RESIDENTIAL PARKING BAN SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018
C, I, M, O, S, V

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018
D, F, H, K, N, R, U

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2018
E, G, J, L, P, Q, T

Friday, March 9, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018
B

Friday, March 9, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018
A

Avoid a ticket and tow
Vehicles parked in violation of the Residential Parking Ban may receive a $150 ticket ($75 if paid early), and 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.

Think safety this winter - Stay Back, Stay Safe
Approximately 400 pieces of heavy equipment will be used for this snow clearing operation so motorists are reminded to drive to winter road conditions at all times and to use extreme caution when driving near any plowing or sanding equipment.

Download the official City of Winnipeg Know Your Zone mobile app
The City of Winnipeg's "Know Your Zone" app is now available for free download at the Apple App Store and Google Play App Store. For more information about the app, please visit knowyourzone.winnipeg.ca/app

Sign-up for winter parking ban notifications
The City also offers free email and Twitter notifications which advise subscribers when additional parking bans go into effect. To sign up for notifications visit knowyourzone.winnipeg.ca or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at .

Public invited to provide input on Route 90 improvements

Released: 1:15 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The City is inviting the public to share their input to help develop a preferred design for the widening of Route 90 between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue that will build on the recommendations of the 2012 Route 90 Transportation Planning Study (TPS). The route needs to be upgraded to address current and future traffic volumes, to accommodate new and future redevelopment, and to meet the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and transit users.

Since the completion of the 2012 TPS, a number of developments have occurred that need to be considered before the project can move into the detailed design phase, including:

  • Updated traffic information and forecasts;
  • The Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies approved by City Council in 2015;
  • New accessibility requirements for pedestrian ramps;
  • Updates and future planning for Winnipeg Transit;
  • Updates to the surrounding transportation network;
  • New residential, business, and industrial development within the project area;
  • Changing conditions of roadways, bridges, and water mains;
  • New information on the Kapyong lands redevelopment; and
  • Updates to the St. James Bridges and interchanges at Portage Avenue and Academy Road in light of bridge condition and to improve access, safety and visibility.

The online survey is the first of several upcoming opportunities that the public will have to provide input to the project team. The survey is available on the project website from March 9 to April 6, 2018.

For more information, please visit: winnipeg.ca/Route90.

Reminder - Leisure Guide registration for Spring/Summer activities starts March 13 and 14

Released: 1:30 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Spring/Summer 2018 Leisure Guide activities will have staggered start dates as follows:

Tuesday, March 13 at 8 a.m. – Registration begins for swimming lessons only.

Wednesday, March 14 at 8 a.m. – Registration for all other activities begins and swimming lesson registration continues.

Tuesday, March 20 at 8 a.m. – Registration begins for all activities for non-residents. For more information, please visit City of Winnipeg - Recreation Registration Non-Resident.

Registration for all activities will be ongoing after these start dates. For your convenience, the City offers a number of ways to register:

leisureonline
Visit City of Winnipeg - leisureonline

If you are planning to register for Spring/Summer 2018 Leisure Guide activities using leisureonline, please ensure that you are able to successfully log in to your online account BEFORE registration starts. If you are having difficulty accessing your account, please call 311.

For more information on accessing or creating your account, please visit City of Winnipeg – Registration Tips.

Call 311
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In-Person registration locations for March 13 and March 14 only
The following Registration Centres will operate on March 13 and March 14 only:

In-person registration on March 13 and March 14 will also be accepted at the following locations (check in-person registration times at the facility of your choice by calling 311 or visiting winnipeg.ca):

Queue numbers at all in-person registration locations will be handed out starting at
7:30 a.m. on March 13 and March 14.

Please note that on March 13 and March 14 only, in-person registration will not be processed at the following locations:

  • Bonivital Pool
  • Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool
  • Main Floor, 395 Main Street
  • Margaret Grant Pool
  • St. James Civic Centre

Ongoing in-person registrations after March 14
Visit winnipeg.ca or call 311 for in-person registration locations and times.

March 8, 2018