Parking Spaces

Elgin Seeking Solutions After Confusion Over Parking Spaces Near Fire HydrantOfficials in Elgin were trying to make sure no more motorists are confused about – or get tickets for parking in – what appear to be legitimate parking spaces next to a fire hydrant along the city’s riverfront.
Governor Cuts 80 Free Parking Spots For State WorkersGov. Pat Quinn has decided to eliminate dozens of state parking spaces downtown, taking away free parking for many state employees.
Craigslist Ad Sells ‘Dibs’ Chairs Collected From Chicago Parking SpotsOne Chicagoan has done exactly what many have been dying to do. This person has been going from neighborhood to neighborhood and taking dibs chairs — chairs saving parking spots for people — from saved spots.
With Major Snow Comes Chicago Tradition: Chairs, Orange Cones -- Anything -- To Mark 'Dibs'Some streets end up looking like winter block parties, with all of the chairs. WBBM also saw two-gallon buckets, two-by-fours, boxes and a container of antifreeze used to mark excavated parking spaces.
O’Hare Upgrade Would Let You Find And Pay For Parking With Your PhoneDrivers using O’Hare Airport’s 25,000 parking spaces might soon be able to use their cell phones to find empty spaces and credit cards to “pay on foot” before they exit, thanks to a technology upgrade in the works.
Parking Spaces To Turn Green On PARK(ing) DayThis is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.
City: No More Dibs On ParkingIf you're still using an old folding chair or some empty crates to save the parking spot you dug out during last week's blizzard, get rid of it soon, or the city will.
New Year Brings New -- And Higher -- Parking RatesMayor Daley's controversial lease of city parking spaces comes with a regular slate of rate hikes.
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