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New Bill Would Expand City's Criteria For Booting Vehicles

Posted 02.27.2013 | Chicago

A new bill proposed by an Illinois state lawmaker would drastically expand Chicago's opportunities to put a Denver boot on the vehicles of individuals...

The Last Waltz for Denver's Celebrated "Barnes Dance"?

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 06.14.2011 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

As Coloradans, we need to stand up for our God-given right to mosey unfettered across intersections, like the mighty buffalo across the plains.

City Boots 3,493 Vehicles, Threatens Seizure Of 183,293

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scrounging for cash to erase a threatened $300 million year-end shortfall, Chicago is going after motorists with two unpaid tickets older than one yea...

Booting Crackdown Begins, 65,000 Cars Could Be Seized

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is lowering the boom on motorists with two unpaid parking tickets older than one year after lowering the threshold for applying the Denver boo...

City Makes $7M Off Ticket Amnesty As Car Booting Threshold Lowered

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago officials say the city raked in $7 million and wiped 135,000 unpaid parking and red-light tickets off the books during a 10-we...

Double Secret Probation for Global Parking Management in 32nd Ward

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Just a few weeks ago, the fate of Global Parking Management had been sealed. The private booting firm was going to be given the boot from the 32nd Ward. But emotions seem to have cooled.

Taxes Rising On Parking, Concerts And Sporting Events

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago sports fans, movie mavens, concertgoers and theater patrons will pay more to attend live events--and so will those who park their cars in gara...

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek: Rental Car Tickets?

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

I am currently writing a post called "Welcome to Chicago-A Beginners Guide To Driving In Chicago," that gives newcomers to our city the lowdown. My original title was "Violated! What To Do To Keep Chicago From Sticking It In Your A**."

Don't Shoot The Messenger: Take Action!

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

As much as I think it's OK to get pissed and outraged at parking tickets, booting, the crappy system surrounding both, and Mayor Daley, it can never be acceptable to lash out at city workers in any way--verbally, physically, or ballistically.

City Booter Shooting: 'An Accident Waiting To Happen'

Chicago Sun-Times | Kara Spak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Taunts, kicks and the occasional flash of a deadly weapon -- city workers slapping the dreaded Denver boot on cars face fury daily from parking ticket...

City Worker Shot While Booting Car

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE According to police, the revenue worker was shot in the lower back around 10:40 a.m. Monday and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was...

Stop The Boot! Sign The Petition!

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The solution to Daley's budget deficit is not to make up the shortfall on the backs of motorists. Instead, he needs to do what every other person in these troubled economic times is doing and that's tighten the city's belt and cut expenses.

Two-Ticket Boot Plan Almost Official

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Aldermen delayed a vote Monday on Mayor Daley's plan to boot the cars of drivers with just two unpaid tickets, rather than the current minimu...

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

The key advice to everyone is this: Make sure you never have more than two unpaid tickets in Final Determination. Once you get that that third ticket, pay it right away so you don't go into Seizure Status and have to pay all your tickets.