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Chicago Streets and Sanitation

Cops: Drunk City Worker Drove Truck Into Crowd, Injuring Toddler And Seven Others

Posted 07.23.2011 | Chicago

On Saturday afternoon, a truck belonging to the City of Chicago's Department of Streets and Sanitation careened into a crowd of pedestrians at a busy ...

Pothole 101: How Your Car Can Survive Pothole Season

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WHAM! The impact shakes the entire vehicle, and the sound startles you and any passengers almost as much as your full-throated scream of expletives...

City Debuts New Street Sweeping Schedules, Find Yours

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After the past two weeks worth of controversial street sweeping changes the City of Chicago has just posted the new schedules for the street cleaning ...

Street Sweeping Rebellion Brewing In City Council

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Normally Mayor Daley always gets his way. But, perhaps not this time. Last Tuesday, just eight days from the traditional April 1st start of the ...

City: The Days Of Saving Parking Spots With Furniture Are Over

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley has famously defended the Chicago tradition of putting junk in the street to save a shoveled-out parking spot. "If someone spends all t...

New Truck Allowing For Deeper Garbage Cuts

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

Mayor Daley wants to shrink the size of 80 more garbage collection crews -- to one laborer on a truck instead of two. But he might not stop there. T...

Bucktown Drivers Outraged After 137 Cars Towed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - A number of residents of Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood are crying foul over how the city handled preparations for a 5k foot race over the ...