Federal agents have been investigating the LAZ Parking executive on allegations he took kickbacks to steer a contract for meters in Chicago to a favored company. The FBI filed an affidavit in February to search two email accounts tied to the executive, who called the allegations “news to me” and declined to comment.
Federal agents have been investigating an executive with the firm that manages Chicago’s privatized parking meters on allegations he took kickbacks to steer a meter contract to a favored company, according to a court record obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times.
City officials said Saturday that they plan to resume parking meter enforcement downtown on Monday, as efforts to clear side streets of snow continue.
Here’s more proof that Chicago is getting back to normal quickly following the blizzard of 2011. Credit card parking machines are being shoveled out so that motorists once again can pay to park.
One of the lesser-known candidates for Mayor has come up with one novel way to bypass some of the City’s problems with its parking meter privatization.
Police are investigating a rash of recent thefts of the 200-pound pay-and-display parking meter boxes.