History suggests a Victorian-era prejudice against commercial traffic in Chicago parkways lurks behind a ban against pickup trucks on Lake Shore Drive. Should truck owners worry? And, where can they park, anyway?
Road crews begin work Monday on Lake Shore Drive to make it easier for cars to avoid getting stuck during a blizzard. City workers will begin building two turnaround points after rush hour.Both escape routes are on the near North Side - one will be at Armitage; the other at Schiller.
Chicago emergency officials are defending how the city handled February's blizzard, including the decision to keep Lake Shore Drive open during the evening rush hour.The public comments come after a new report was given to the media outlining how the city should handle the next blizzard that may com