Legally Parked, Ticketed Anyway: Chicagoans Hit With Bogus Street Cleaning FinesMarcus Jones sits on the front stoop of his Auburn Gresham home. On a city pole across from him, there is a bright yellow sign with a large letter "F". It's a warning to drivers - Friday is street cleaning day so don't park there or you will get a ticket. Marcus Jones would give the letter F to the City of Chicago for how it is posting these signs and issuing street cleaning tickets in his neighborhood.
Evanston Official Defends Change In Parking Fines; 'The City Does Not Look At Ticket Revenue As A Source Of Revenue'Evanston increased fines for street cleaning parking violations from $40 to $75, but eliminated a $200 towing charge that went to towing companies. Drivers now pay less for violations, but all the money goes to the city.
Evanston Resident Wants Larger Print On Street Cleaning Signs; 'It's Impossible To Read At Any Distance'Armed with a tape measure, an Evanston resident is working to prove his point about street signs being too small to read, and with the help of CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker he is finally getting the attention of city leaders.
Residents Cry Foul Over Street-Cleaning TicketsDid residents on a Morgan Park block get adequate notice to move their cars for street cleaning? CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.