If you’ve got a blue disabled parking placard, get ready to shell out for parking at meters in Illinois.
Only people who have a new yellow and gray “meter-exempt permanent placard” will be allowed to park free at meters statewide under a new Illinois law that takes effect this New Year’s Day.
The City’s attempt to protect free parking for residents and business just west of the Loop has a lot of people upset.
The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting out the word: big changes are coming soon for drivers with disabilities.
Another hefty bill has arrived at City Hall from the company that leases Chicago’s parking meters.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says – for now – he is holding off on paying $13.5 million to the company that controls the city’s parking meters in connection with losses from free parking for the disabled.
A top-to-bottom review of the state’s parking program for people with disabilities will begin in January, in the wake of a Chicago Sun-Times investigation that found that more able-bodied people than ever are illegally using disabled-parking placards to park for free in metered spots in Chicago.
A new report details how a growing number of drivers are cheating the system and parking for free all day at Chicago’s metered spaces.
The Waukegan Library Board of Trustees hopes it’s not too late to persuade city aldermen to change their mind on new parking regulations.
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