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Old Posted Aug 14, 2008, 5:40 PM
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Originally Posted by the urban politician View Post
Of course, the surest way to tell if a project has improved is whether NIMBY's oppose it, which they clearly will. Crains has posted an article about it right now; let the NIMBY bitching begin.

As of 2008 people still actually believe that providing more parking leads to reduced traffic congestion. And Barack Obama is a muslim
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I live near Wrigley, and I can tell you that a large reason the area is in such great shape today is because of the stadium. The NIMBY's were all for the businesses coming back to Clark and Addison. Adding parking just means more people will drive instead of take mass transit. Don't give them an option, and you won't have this problem.
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