Salon's Michael Lind fingers the Chicago parking meter deal as an example of income derived from an artificial monopoly. Read »
For the fourth year in a row, Chicago Parking LLC is raising rates on parking meters. An hour that cost 25 cents before the city sold the parking concession for $1.15 billion in 2008 will now cost $2. Parking in... Read »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make sure Chicago isn't paying more than it should for parking under the controversial long-term meter contract. Emanuel on Monday announced an independent audit to make sure parking... Read »
Private donors will foot the bill for the hefty parking bill sent to the city after the NATO summit. Read »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to fight a huge bill it received from the company that runs Chicago's parking meters. Chicago Parking Meters LLC wants $22 million to cover parking for cars that displayed disabled... Read »
Would the City Council have approved the parking meter deal if it had know the real buyer was an oil-rich Arab monarchy? Read »
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