An Inside Look At Chicago's Graffiti Blasters; 'This Is A Big Job'It’s an ugly problem all over Chicago, and it pops up like weeds. Despite a slashed budget, Chicago’s graffiti removal teams are tackling taggers one block at a time.
Chicago Has A More Effective Method For Removing GraffitiThe city of Chicago upgraded it’s fleet of graffiti trucks with eight new vehicles and now uses citric acid to remove the drawings.
City Significantly Reducing Time It Takes To Remove Graffiti“When the complaint comes in, it’s down within five days; very often, within three days. If it’s high, it may take a day or two longer, but within five days the graffiti is removed,” said Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams.
Aldermen Back Tougher Fines For GraffitiThe Committee on Public Safety on Thursday recommended the full City Council approve increased fines for those convicted of graffiti offenses from $750 to a range of $1,500 to $2,500.
Chicago Fighting To Erase Increasing Amount Of GraffitiThink you're seeing more graffiti around Chicago? Well you're not alone.
Graffiti Removal Scaled Back Under Mayor's BudgetThe City of Chicago reportedly is moving more slowly these days to get rid of gang graffiti.
28 Aldermen Sign Letter Of Concern Over City Budget CutsMayor Rahm Emanuel was experiencing a first on Wednesday – pushback from a majority of Chicago aldermen. It's all over his budget plan for 2012.