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Chicago Street Parking Changes to Take Effect in 2021

City-approved 25-cent increase starts Jan. 2 in some areas. Street parking rates in some parts of Chicago will change on Saturday, January 2, starting at 8 a.m. Parking rates in areas located outside of the Loop, West Loop and Central Business District, will rise a quarter to $2.25 an hour, up from ...

City Surface Monthly Lot Permits Now Available Online

Motorists who park their vehicles in any of the eight surface parking lots operated by Chicago Parking Meters will now pay online for monthly permits beginning on July 15. The shift to the online format will make it easier and more convenient for drivers to purchase the permits that are required to ...

Introducing the all new on-street pay boxes in the city of Chicago

The new full color touchscreens, like a smartphone, provide an even more convenient, user friendly, and efficient parking process. Plus, no more parking receipts on your dashboard. All you need is your license plate number and form of payment to get you parked and on your way. Easy to use touchscree...

New ParkChicago® Map App Helps Find Open Parking Spots

Free App shows on-street availability, saves time searching for a spot. ParkChicago® has launched a new app that shows availability of Chicago’s 36,000 metered parking spaces throughout the city – for free. “The ParkChicago® Map app directs users to areas where they are more likely to find available...

ParkChicago® Makes Paying for Parking Easier During Wrigley Field Events

Paying for parking for events at Wrigley Field has never been easier. Cub fans can pay for their parking using the ParkChicago® app and extend their time remotely. At $4 an hour, the rate is very competitive with surrounding Wrigleyville parking lots. Street parking through ParkChicago® is available...

ParkChicago® begins citywide expansion after successful West Loop pilot program

Nearly 1,600 drivers sign up for ParkChicago® within three weeks of pilot launch; More than 3,500 app downloads; Completion of roll out to 36,000 meters citywide expected later this summer CHICAGO – After a three-week pilot program that drew 1,600 users and more than 3,500 app downloads, ParkChicago...

More than 15,000 Drivers Have Signed up for ParkChicago®

Downtown rollout of pay-by-phone parking service complete; Expansion now underway in neighborhoods. CHICAGO – In just over a month, more than 15,000 people are finding it easier and more convenient to pay for parking since signing up for ParkChicago® as expansion of the new pay-by-cell parking servi...

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