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City Still Towing And Ticketing Cars After West Loop Parking Ban Lifted

Last July, announcing a two-hour parking ban on some West Loop streets, aimed at preventing people who work or visit downtown from taking up the free spots all day long. The ban ended in December, but signs enforcing the parking restrictions did not come down.


Parking restriction in the West Loop. (CBS)

Day Tripper Parking Ban Experiment Turns Sour

The City’s attempt to protect free parking for residents and business just west of the Loop has a lot of people upset.


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City Likely To Get Big NATO Bill From Parking Meter Company

It’s unclear who will pay it but, after the NATO summit ends, there likely will be a hefty bill from the private company that operates Chicago’s parking meters, for lost revenue from street closures and parking bans.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012


Evanston, Skokie Restrict Parking After Snow

The City of Chicago did not enact its 2-inch parking ban for the snowstorm, but in some suburbs, you could find yourself towed if you’re not careful.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Winter Towing

Winter Parking Ban Leaves Some Drivers Miffed

It was a very rough morning for Chicago drivers who neglected to heed the signs warning of the winter parking ban.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011


Parking Bans Instituted In Boystown To Curb Crime

In the wake of a rash of safety concerns on the sizzling Boystown strip of North Halsted Street, Ald. Tom Tunney has instituted late-night parking bans during the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Winter Parking Ban

Crews Tow 119 Vehicles On Second Night Of Parking Ban

Tow trucks were busy on the city’s major streets again overnight, as 119 vehicles were towed on the second morning of the seasonal overnight parking ban.



Winter Parking Ban Takes Effect

Do you know where your car is this morning? The city’s winter parking ban is now in effect, and if you forgot, you might find yourself taking a trip to one of the auto pound.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010