City's Red Light Camera Revenue Continues To DropFigures obtained by The Expired Meter website showed the number of red light camera tickets issued in 2013 dropped 5 percent compared to 2012, and were down 20 percent over the last five years.
It Might Be Tiresome, But Scrape Off Your Car, Or Risk A TicketCity law allows police to ticket and even tow a car if it hasn't been moved in seven days.
Chicago Parking Meter Rates About To Go Up For 5th Year In A RowAnother year, another rate hike for Chicago’s parking meters. Starting next Tuesday, parking meters in downtown Chicago will have the most expensive downtown parking rates in North America.
City Likely To Get Big NATO Bill From Parking Meter CompanyIt'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.
City Starts Collecting Unpaid Fines By Seizing State Tax RefundsChicago taxpayers are starting to get the bad news: no state income tax refund for you. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, thousands could see their refunds disappear, because of unpaid city fines.
Quinn Approves City's Plan To Bust Speeders With CamerasGov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Quinn Putting 'Finishing Touches' On Speed Camera LegislationA day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel urged him to sign legislation allowing cameras to catch speeders near Chicago schools, Gov. Pat Quinn said he would act soon, but hinted he might have some changes in mind.
Emanuel To Quinn: Sign Bill To Allow Speed Cameras Near SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would allow the city to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
Lakeview Man Says City Giving Him Runaround On TicketsA young musician from Lakeview who has lived in the city only a few months has already racked up an avalanche of tickets and he says he has the city is being unfair and has led him astray. The city says the man is “brazenly” disregarding Chicago’s parking regulations and deserves the tickets he’s received.
Parking Meter Firm Bills City $2.1M For Lost Revenue From Street ClosuresAnother week, another embarrassing detail concerning the city's parking meter monopoly; Chicago Parking Meters LLC has sent City Hall another bill for lost revenue from the city’s parking meters.