WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports the higher taxes would mean some motorists would pay more to park at Chicago garages, while some would end up paying less.
A North Side alderman wants to scale back Mayor Emanuel’s $2-a-day “congestion fee” for parking in the city’s garages and lots, so that it only applies during weekday business hours when congestion is an issue.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has backed down from her proposal to require jurors and some law enforcement members to pay for parking in courthouse garages.
City budget hearings got underway Wednesday morning at City Hall, as aldermen questioned Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget team about the spending plan for 2012.
Get ready to pay more to park your car in the city’s Central Business District. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for a new “congestion premium” at downtown parking lots and garages.
Criminals are targeting Chicago drivers with a crime that happens in just seconds. They’re stealing the center caps from cars.