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Chicago developers jump on city’s parking minimum reduction

Chicago developers jump on city’s parking minimum reduction

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a first for Chicago urban planning, Centrum Partners has proposed plans for a five-to-seven story rental building near the city’s Paulina transit stop along the Brown Line. The kicker? The development will offer just nine parking spaces. The proposal takes advantage of a local ordinance passed last year that lowers the required number of […]

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Benefits for disabled parking placards in Illinois curtailed

Benefits for disabled parking placards in Illinois curtailed

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month, drivers in Chicago who slide into a metered parking spot and who neglect to feed it because their rear-view window sports the familiar blue disabled parking placards will be courting a $65 fine. That’s because Illinois state law now requires all placard holders to pay for parking, unless they use a wheelchair, can’t […]

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Stricter laws to curb disabled parking abuse cause nuisances for the disabled

Stricter laws to curb disabled parking abuse cause nuisances for the disabled

| October 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Accessible parking that started as a move to provide relief to those with disabilities is now extensively misused by the public. An estimated 72% of the 43 million Americans who rely on private automobiles for their transportation are affected by the problem of illegal disabled parking at one time or another. While state laws are gradually […]

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