The neighborhood with the most cars booted per person in 2006 was the Near West Side, where 1,699 vehicles got the clamp, or 3 for every 100 residents. Though it includes gentrifying Little Italy and University Village areas -- it is nearly 60 percent minority.
And this proves what?
But at the bottom of the list of 77 neighborhoods was Mount Greenwood -- 90 percent white and home to many city employees. There, only 18 cars were booted, or .10 vehicles for every 100 residents.
Ah ha! There is a conspiracy here. The people in Mount Greenwood must surely get as many tickets as those in the Near West Side and if they don't it must be because they are white.
Reyna-Hickey said lower density (and mostly white) areas like the Far Northwest and Southwest sides have more single-family homes with two-car garages. As a result, fewer cars are on the street to get booted. She said more crowded, dense areas, whatever the racial makeup, are likely to get more boots.
Mr. Golab not only tries to race-bait but he wants to tug on your heart strings as well.
After each booting, Brinson has gone on payment plans, where for either a 25 percent or 50 percent down payment, the boot is released.
Though she works full time, she can't always make the payments, so she gets booted again. Brinson has paid nearly $3,000 over the past three years. "I keep getting tickets and my payment plan goes up. I told them I'm a single parent and they don't want to hear that, they want their money."
Here is a tip and clue lady........park legally! Unbelievable