OTL: Episode #464- The Parking Ticket Geek on local traffic issues, The Secret History of Chicago’s Brevity, Retiring baby boomers’ impact on Chicago architecture
Mike Stephen talks with:
- The Expired Meter blogger The Parking Ticket Geek about new traffic patterns in Chicago and a recent red light camera lawsuit;
- Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about ambitious early-’70s proto power poppers Brevity for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and
- Chicago Architecture Foundation Senior Director of Program Strategy Michael Wood about how retiring baby boomers are impacting Chicago architecture and infrastructure as detailed in the upcoming Design Dialogues: Tick Tick Boom talk.
Meanwhile, we discover that Chicago is the friendliest US city for tourists… at least according to Twitter.
This week’s local music is provided by The Tarts.
OTL host Mike Stephen III explains the new Chicago traffic patterns to Mike Stephen IV. Don’t drive angry!