Web design team leader Nathan Henry turned to technology to save nearly 50 percent on his regular parking downtown — and he has no contract tying him any single garage.
He uses ParkWhiz, a free web and mobile site that tells motorists in real time the cheapest parking garage vacancies nearby, and offers a discount on those spaces.
“Sometimes I take mass transit, but sometimes I need my car,” said Henry, a South Loop resident who drives to work in River North. “I didn’t want to pay $20-plus each day.” …
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Source: Chicago Sun-Times, Dec 14 2012, Sandra Guy