Parking Meter

File photo of fire hydrants (Vince Bucci/ Getty Images)

Chicagoan Catches City Vehicle Blocking Fire Hydrant

A Chicago Fire Department spokesman says firefighters can lose precious seconds if a vehicle is keeping fire hoses from proper hookups. He calls it a safety hazard. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/05/2014

Smart phone user (CBS)

Parking Meter Convenience App Being Test-Driven In West Loop

The pilot program, which will last two to three weeks, is being conducted in an area bounded by Madison to Monroe and Halsted to Racine.

04/14/2014

Chicago Parking Meter (CBS)

Attorney Hopes To Undo Parking Meter Deal

A little-discussed, under-the-radar lawsuit is making its way through the courts and could, if successful, declare the Chicago parking meter deal to be illegal. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/13/2013

Parking Meter Pay Box

Parking Pay Box Pops Up To Dismay Of Businesses

Free parking on a block-long stretch of Touhy is now history. Local store owner says the new pay parking is driving customers away.

WBBM Newsradio–11/09/2010

Photo Of Parking Pay Box, Jeffery Kaput Booking Photo (WBBM Photo / Chicago Police Photo)

Man Charged In Theft Of Parking Meter Boxes

He drops his crack pipe during arrest, cops say.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2010

A Chicago parking pay and display box (Credit: CBS)

UPDATED: Several Parking Meter Pay Boxes Stolen

Police are investigating a rash of recent thefts of the 200-pound pay-and-display parking meter boxes.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010