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Evanston could raise – or lower – parking rates to balance demand

To address parking problems in downtown Evanston, such as overly crowded street parking and largely empty parking garages, the City might increase or decrease parking prices based on supply and demand.  The City, anticipating higher traffic and more crowded parking post-pandemic, discussed changes in parking rates at the Sept. 22 Economic Development Committee meeting. Lindsay […]

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Council member sees better alternative to overhead power lines in 2nd, 5th wards

Fifth Ward Council member Bobby Burns would like to see Evanston consider burying the overhead transmission lines that bisect the Second and Fifth wards, opening opportunities to develop the area. At the Aug. 31 City Economic Development Committee meeting, Burns declared the lines represent “just a terrible use of space.” Burying the lines in the two […]