THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG New Electronic Parking Pay Stations in Downtown Duluth
I had some business to do in downtown Duluth today and as I was driving there I realized I didn't have any quarters for the meters. My thought process was as such, I will not pay the meter, hope my bu... Posted on 2/6/14 at 11:23 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS The Politics of Parking
Before I start today's column, I want to remind you to pay particular attention to shade and water for any animals under your care as it is finally hot! GN
I would like to talk about the politics of... Posted on 7/1/11 at 6:08 AM
NASCAR DAD Parking Meters
Invented in 1935 by Carl Magee, idea of a coin operated clockwork device to control parking. Was called "Black Maria" but later changed to "Park-O-Meter". First used in Oklahoma Ci... Posted on 8/19/09 at 5:46 PM
Thirty years ago, when residents in the neighborhood adjacent to Mankato State University complained about college students parking on “their” streets, the city simply posted the streets as “no parking.”
Let’s use this winter to try something new — something that could make all of us happier by getting our streets cleared sooner, providing safer streets for driving and walking and allowing our police and fire staff the access they need to protect us and our homes.
Kevin Lund enjoys demolition work. But he especially enjoyed the job he did Thursday. Sitting at the controls of a Caterpillar excavator, Lund used the machine’s bucket and mechanical claw to tear apart the notorious Yoshiko Sauna, former home to an alleged prostitution operation in Duluth’s Lincoln Park/West End.
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