Posts tagged "parking meter"

Who, besides Daley?

With the reminder that parking meter rates will rise again, the usual calls come for Chicagoans to vote out Mayor Richard M. Daley. (See comments at the end of the Tribune story.) But who will run against him? Asked SquintyMagoo: “And just who is this miracle candidate everyone is going to vote for over Daley if he... Read more »

Mayor Daley, meet ex-mayor Bilandic

It’s 1979 and weeks of continuous storms had dropped a record seven feet of snow on the city. CTA trains ground to a halt, figuratively frozen in place on the rails. Main streets were a nightmare, clogged by snow and stalled cars, blocking CTA buses. Most side streets impassable. O’Hare Airport was a mess. I’ll... Read more »
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