Updated – Luna Carpet Man is Acquitted of Ticket

Remember Scott Larsen, the unlucky guy who got a parking ticket while he was feeding the parking meter downtown?  They city saw the video posted by NBC that documented the ticket being issued and they seem to have come to action.  According to The Expired Meter, the city threw out the ticket within 24 hours […]

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Ticketing in Action – Getting a Parking Ticket in Chicago’s Loop

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 […]

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Free McCormick Place Chicago Parking Map

  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 […]

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My Parking Ticket History – The Highlights

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.  […]

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Chicago Man Is Ticketed While Paying for Spot

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 […]

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