West Side Neighbors 'Very Annoyed' After City Failed To Remove Disabled Parking Spots When Owners DiedIn Chicago, a residential disabled parking sign is supposed to be removed and a spot reverted back to public space when the applicant moves or dies.
Englewood Homeowner With Disabilities Is Tired Of Sinkhole Blocking His Parking SpaceSinkholes can be annoying and even dangerous – but on one Englewood neighborhood block, they have been causing even more problems than that.
State Cracking Down On Abuse Of Disabled Parking PlacardsIf you plan to drive to your Black Friday adventure, make sure you park in the correct place, because if you snag a disabled parking spot to avoid the hassle of hunting for a spot, it could take a big bite out of your holiday shopping budget.
Crackdown On Illegal Use Of Disabled-Parking Placards Starts In 2 WeeksOnly people who have a new yellow and gray “meter-exempt permanent placard” will be allowed to park free at meters statewide under a new Illinois law that takes effect this New Year’s Day.
Crackdown On Abuse Of Disability Driver PlacardsTuesday marked the first step in a crackdown on the abuse of disability parking placards.
Disabled Street Parking Remains Open--For MonthsYou see them all over the city: Parking spaces, reserved for a specific disabled person.
Aldermen Vote To Limit Reserved Parking Spaces, Curb Disabled-Parking AbuseThe City Council moved Wednesday to stop chronic abuses in a city program that has allowed people with disabled parking placards to reserve on-street parking spaces in front of their homes.
Disabled Parking Crackdown At Soldier FieldIllinois Secretary of State Police say they gave out tickets at last night's Bears game - as they cracked down on people who parked illegally in spaces for the disabled.
Governor Signs Laws To Crack Down On Disabled Parking FraudIllinois is increasing penalties for those who misuse parking placards and license plates for the disabled.
Secretary Of State White: Ending Free Disabled Parking Is A Bad IdeaIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White is opposing an idea that would change the long-standing law that allows anyone with a handicapped parking placard to park for free all day at a metered space.
White Seeking New Ways To Crack Down On Disabled Parking AbuseAmid recent reports of widespread abuse, Secretary of State Jesse White is looking for ways crack down on those who illegally use handicapped placards or license plates to get free parking.
Police Launch Crackdown On Disability Placard AbusePolice also waited for the owners to return to their vehicles, to make sure the placards actually belonged to them.
Mayor Disputing $13.5M Bill For Disabled ParkingMayor Rahm Emanuel says – for now – he is holding off on paying $13.5 million to the company that controls the city’s parking meters in connection with losses from free parking for the disabled.