The Expired Meter

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TheExpiredMeter.com is the city's best place to get information about all things related to driving, parking and commuting in the city. The site is run by Mike Brockway, better known as the Parking Ticket Geek.

Downtown »

Give Me Back My Red-Light Camera Ticket Money, Lawsuit Demands

Contract improprieties should negate tickets for hundreds of thousands of drivers, the suit says.

Downtown »

City Sticker Deadline Extended a Day After Computer Glitch

Drivers now have until midnight Wednesday to buy their stickers or risk a ticket — and pay a late fee.

River North »

Parking Meter App Users Wrongly Ticketed Hundreds of Times, City Says

Drivers who were wrongly ticketed can get citations thrown out, the city said.

The Loop »

2014 City Stickers Now for Sale as Year-Round Renewals Kick In

After more than a century of stickers expiring on the same day, the city is spreading out the dates.

Downtown »

Parking Meter Deal Revisions Saving City Tens of Millions of Dollars: City

State law limiting who qualifies for free disabled parking also appears to be saving city money.

Downtown »

Ousted Red-Light Camera Vendor Rakes in Windfall in Contract's Final Months

Redflex handed over control to Xerox in February, but its last year netted the company $24 million.

Downtown »

MetroMile to Pay 100 Street Sweeping Tickets; App to Send Cleaning Alerts

The insurance firm plans to hand out $60 to those who bring tickets to 435 N. Michigan on April 23.

West Loop »

Parking Meter Company Debuts Pay-By-Phone Pilot Program in West Loop

The system aims to eliminate the need to dash from car to pay box, or display a windshield receipt.  

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