Pay-By-Phone Parking Expanding to More of Downtown Area

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Starting this week you can pay to park in Chicago, by using your smartphone city-wide. The trial run in some neighborhoods in recent weeks was successful. It will be available for all parking meters by the end of the summer.

Thomas Corfman from Crain’s Chicago Business joined Dan Deibert with details on the new app:


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)