Now that Evanston has raised rates for commuter parking along the Metra line to 50 percent more than what Wilmette charges, Ponzi expects to see the city manager offering incentives soon to keep the spaces full.
Ponzi put on his thinking cap and figures he's found a comprehensive solution to complaints about speeding cars and noise and vibrations from decaying pavement on Oakton Street, a problem that has led Alderman Coleen Burrus, 9th Ward, to demand a
Folks eager to implement the 10 "big ideas" developed by Evanston 150 to celebrate the city's anniversary next year will gather Saturday morning at the Evanston Public Library over bagels and coffee, and maybe some cookies, to develop their plans.
Evanstonians need to shop early this holiday season for next year's city stickers and parking permits. If you don't buy yours by this Friday, you'll be hit with a 50 percent late fee -- a fee that in prior years didn't apply until after Jan. 10.