Dale Bowen

Well-known member
Apr 1, 2020
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and five aldermen asked the city council to consider two pilot projects, including a smart streets pilot that would automatically issue tickets for parking or standing violations in areas with posted signs and a similar pilot for commercial loading zones, according to a press release on Wednesday from the mayor’s office.
Lightfoot said the parking enforcement technology could help Chicago address its rising traffic fatalities, which climbed more than 50% between 2019 and 2021, by encouraging safer driving and reducing parking violations. In 2021, more than 170 people died in traffic crashes in the city.
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