City may charge for lakefront parking

October 24, 2008 3:32:31 PM PDT
Chicagoans may have to pay to park when visiting Chicago's lakefront.The park district hopes to begin charging for the 4,000 parking spaces at lakefront parks and beaches.

The fees will be in the $1 an hour range. It's part of the district's proposed 2009 budget.

Officials hope the parking fees will bring in about $700,000 a year.