Some aldermen pass on free Sunday par...

Some aldermen pass on free Sunday parking

There are 4 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 29, 2013, titled Some aldermen pass on free Sunday parking. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Some aldermen are saying "no thanks" to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's offer of free Sunday parking when it comes to their commercial districts for fear it would hurt businesses that rely on street parking for their customers.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Chicago Tribune.

Since: Nov 08


#1 May 29, 2013
Heaven forbid a Chicago politician thinking of the people. What's the world coming to.

Vernon Hills, IL

#2 May 29, 2013
Paying for parking in the city encourages people to do their shopping out in the suburbs where free parking is available.

<plus NO Chicago 1.25% CITY SALES TAX>

Bellingham, WA

#3 May 29, 2013
Earth shaking news.
Thanks to the morons at Topix for daring to print it.
We need more huge stories like it.
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Furlong, PA

#4 May 29, 2013
Free parking would hurt the predatory towing companies that infect chicago! I'll bet they make some heavy political contributions.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Rahm Emanuel Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago ... 10 hr Dr Wu 1
News Rauner says GOP could lose seats this fall, tur... Jun 22 Toni OBrien 1
News Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayo... Jun 21 Ferrisbueller 2
News Black Lives Matter* (Oct '15) Jun 19 Nimbles 1,959
News Chicago settles another lawsuit over fatal shoo... Jun 11 bozo 1
News How racism came to be called a mental illness a... Jun 10 Jaimie 7
News City settles lawsuit in fatal shooting by Chica... Jun 4 Le Jimbo 3
More from around the web