Driving is bliss, parking is a pain. That’s why SpotHero will be the perfect compliment to my joy as it eliminates the frustration of searching for that ever elusive parking spot.
Do you have a funny parking ticket story? Let us know, and you will have a chance to win two free tickets to see the Chicago Bulls play the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday February 17th at the United Center! Visit our Facebook fan page and tell us your story. Post your story to our […]
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 […]
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 […]
TRAINS: From O’Hare: Locate the signs that lead you to the baggage claim to the CTA Train. You will want to take the Blue Line train (Heading south to Forrest Park). Trains come every 7-10 minutes, and the run most hours of the day. Click to see the official schedule. From Midway: Once again, use […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!