In 2017, Chicago towed nearly 94,000 cars. Of those, about one in four was sold. But a private company handles the towing, and the city barely makes money from the sales.
Which Chicagoans, and which neighborhoods, are predominantly affected by the city’s towings and sales?
WBEZ digital editor Elliott Ramos dug into the data for all Chicago’s towings in 2017. He joins the Morning Shift to tell us more.
GUEST: Elliott Ramos, digital editor, WBEZ
LEARN MORE: Chicago’s Towing Program Is Broken (WBEZ 4/5/19)