Parking meter fiasco takes new turn

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Mike Brockway, founder of the excellent blog, speaks about Mayor Emanuel “settling” the parking meter payment dispute, a parking garage scarcity downtown being unfair to tourists, the extension of the controversial red-light camera contract, and the City’s plan to eliminate lanes of traffic on Ashland to cater to a rapid bus system.


Lindsay Vetzner, 35, of Chicago, gets a ticket to park his car on Hubbard Street in Chicago on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)