Chicago’s parking meter deal and its aftershocks continue to cause controversy during elections for mayor and alderman.
Tag: Parking Garages
Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm’s wasting your money
Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm’s wasting your money.
Zoom in: the Loop
This week we zoom in on the gaudy self-park at 60 E. Lake, which is designed to resemble a Rolls-Royce.
Park & Tweet
“Follow Us on Twitter,” says a parking garage.
Daley joining law firm he previously hired for city’s meter deal and other privatization work
Katten Muchin Rosenman, a law firm that the city has paid more than $1.2 million for work on privatization deals and other matters since 2005, announced this morning that it’s adding a new attorney: former Mayor Richard M. Daley. The move, first reported by Crain’s, was announced in a statement on the firm’s website. “Mayor […]
Emanuel’s Pick for City CFO From Firm Known for Privatization Work
During his campaign for mayor, Rahm Emanuel said he would be cautious about leading the city into privatization deals. But his pick for the city’s chief financial officer comes from a firm that specializes in privatization work.
Spreading the privatization gospel
Other cities continue to consider following Chicago’s lead in privatizing their parking systems—with the help of some of the same firms that engineered the deal here.
We’ll find the money somewhere
The Park District proposes to cut services in order to pay for its fancy Streeterville office and other essential items.
Money doesn’t grow on trees
Irked by the new special-event parking rates at Millennium Park? Look a little deeper.