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While the Chicago region’s population grew by 18 percent since 1980, the traffic increased by 66 percent in the same period.

Sign petition opposing parking garage near Wrigley Field

As yesterday’s Streetsblog article explains, a good way to bring more cars and traffic congestion to Cubs games and Wrigleyville is to build a giant parking garage.

Unfortunately, that is one idea on the table in Wrigley Field negotiations between 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney, the Cubs organization and the mayor’s office./

Wrigleyville is one of the most walkable, vibrant communities in the city. Let’s keep it that way by enhancing non-car travel options and remote parking to help Cubs fans get to games.

A new parking garage will only attract more cars and car traffic, making parking and traffic congestion in the area worse year-round.

Please sign this petition to Alderman Tunney created by local advocates who oppose a parking garage and support other solutions that are a good fit for Wrigleyville.