Someone got a parking ticket in the Loop today. Here’s a photo taken at Washington and Wells of an individual who is part of the private ticket army that descends on Chicago’s streets. Here’s a picture of the fairy ticket mother in action. Click to view full size. What was the ticket for? Did the […]
Driving to McCormick Place for an event or trade show? McCormick Place parking costs range between $14 per day with on in and out privileges in Lot B – No overnight parking $19 per day with on in and out privileges in Lot C – No overnight parking $19 for up to 16 hours and $30 from […]
From late 2008 – 2010 I have accumulated 19 parking and moving offenses, totaling over $2K in fines. I like to think about myself as the guy who shows up 2 minutes late to the meter, only to see a big fat ticket waiting for me. This is my story. My name is Jeremy Smith. […]
As many of you know by now, there has been a lot of commotion regarding the increase in parking meter rates in the City of Chicago. Recently, a few key Chicago Mayoral candidates made their thoughts public on the situation. There is no consensus on the best way to handle the issue however, this is […]
It’s not “Chicago Parking Enforcement”, It’s “Chicago Revenue”. They don’t even try and hide it!
Valet Etiquette We have all been there. You’re late to a nice Saturday night dinner in the city and your parking options are limited. The only choice is the valet in the front. You approach the busy lot and put your car in park. You fumble around to get all of your stuff together and […]