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Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Alderman Seeks To Scale Back Mayor’s Parking ‘Congestion Fee’

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.

12/15/2011

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Parking Industry Protests City Congestion Fee

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a $2 congestion fee for people who park in public garages and lots downtown.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

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City, Suburbs Offer Public Transportation To Bears Game

Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Carolina Panthers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Panthers at noon at Soldier Field.

10/01/2011

A Chicago parking pay and display box (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Parking Spaces To Turn Green On PARK(ing) Day

This is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Motorists have been using police shirts like this one on dashboards to park illegally and avoid fines. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Civilian Motorists Get A Free Ride, With Cop Shirts On The Dash

Some drivers are playing the system by displaying police uniforms or other material — suggesting they are members of law enforcement — to avoid parking regulations and fines at a Cook County courthouse. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.

05/06/2011

Photo Of Parking Space (AP Photo)

Parking Problems Upset Residents Near Stevenson High School

A parking shortage at Stevenson High School has prompted some homeowners in the surrounding communities to find a way to make a few extra bucks and that is causing an uproar with some residents

04/05/2011

Parking Dibs After Blizzard

City: No More Dibs On Parking

If 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.

02/15/2011

An unidentified South Side street after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: Keno/Photo via email)

Blizzard Apparently Keeping Crooks Off Streets

If there was one bright spot to having 20 inches of snow dumped on the city in less than 24 hours earlier this week, it apparently helped keep the city’s crooks off the streets for a while.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

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City, Suburbs Offer Public Transportation To Bears Game

CHICAGO (STMW) – Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the New York Jets have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.

12/26/2010

Photo Of Parking Space (AP Photo)

Naperville Reconsidering Parking Ban

The City of Naperville is reconsidering its ban on overnight parking in the western suburb’s downtown, in what is much-welcome news for bar patrons.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2010

Photo Of Parking Space (AP Photo)

Attention Holiday Shoppers: Avoid Handicapped Parking

When you head out to the mall this weekend for holiday shopping, don’t be tempted to park in handicapped spots.

11/24/2010

Winter Parking Ban

Chicago Overnight Parking Ban Begins Next Week

Starting December 1st, watch where you park overnight in Chicago or you could end up with a costly ticket and tow.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Soldier Field, Home of the Chicago Bears

Guide To Soldier Field

While a visit to Soldier Field is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than any visiting team, it never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Walter Payton’s newly renovated lake house.

10/06/2010

(credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Guide To U.S. Cellular Field

From food to seats, check out the best of U.S. Cellular Field.

10/03/2010

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