Driver Survival Seminar – Hosted by 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney

Learn how to protect yourself against parking tickets and red light violations in the City of Chicago.  44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney will be hosting a Driver Survival Seminar on Tuesday January, 25th from 7pm-9pm.  The FREE event will be held at the new 23rd District Police Station (850 W. Addison St., on Addison less […]

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Chicago is #1 for Worst Traffic

Holy Cow!  Chicago is #1 in road congestion in the United States… You don’t say?! The Urban Mobility Report found that Chicagoans waste 70 an additional hours a year sitting in traffic.  Those working a 40 hour per week corporate job, that is an additional 9 work days (almost 2 weeks!) you spend stuck in […]

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Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes – 2/8 @ 9AM

Have you noticed recently that parking enforcement officials have been few and far between?  If you haven’t realized yet, the city took almost a week long hiatus from parking ticket enforcement during the week of the great Chicago blizzard.  Unfortunately money talks in this world and enforcement of meters resumed today at 9am throughout the […]

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Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo: C2E2; Free Parking McCormick Place

Plan on attending the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo Also known as C2E2?! C2E2 runs from March 18 through March 20th this year.  If you’re driving to the expo, parking can be expensive. The C2E2 website lists travel directions here. The website states, “The parking rate is a flat fee of $19 per day for […]

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Guide for Purchasing Chicago City Stickers and Parking Permits

Chicago residential parking can be a ‘sticky’ situation.   In late 2010, the City of Chicago decided to end their contract with SecureMark Decal Company despite having 4 years remaining on their existing contract.  The reason, over 77,000 defective residential parking permits that didn’t stick. If you are one of the people who have come across […]

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Grush Hour A Refreshing Perspective on Congestion Management

Grush Hour is a parking blog written by Ben Grush Founder of Skymeter Corp.  They offer an interesting parking service which allows for the convenience of paying for parking usage monthly.  Their systems monitor how much time your vehicle is parked in a certain space, and charges accordingly.  The hassle of searching for coins and […]

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