Story by 89 WLS Reporter Bill Cameron
Mayor Emanuel's proposed parking meter compromise gets the first of two City Council hearings Rriday morning at City Hall
What the parking meter deal does is trade free Sunday parking in the neighborhoods for extended hours on the parking meters in the downtown entertainment district.
The mayor says it’s the best compromise he could negotiate.
“This contract is a straight-jacket on the city and I wanted to create a little wiggle room for our residents.”
But a handful of aldermen will use this hearing to say,”slow down, we need more time and information.” They want avoid making the parking meter fiasco even worse.
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