Residents unhappy with Cubs new parking lot

The Chicago Cubs has a new free parking option for fans, but not everyone is happy about that.

Cubs officials and a local alderman felt the wrath of a community that felt ignored in the planning process.

The new remote lot is at 3900 N. Rockwell — that’s two miles west of Wrigley Field.

It has 1,000 parking spaces available for fans going to night and weekend Cubs games.

Free shuttle bus rides will take them to the game and back.

But the residents who live around it pushed serious concerns about traffic, noise and safety.

They were also irrtated about the limited access to the new lot off Irving Park Road.

Revere Park is also right there and its often packed during community and little league games.

47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar and the Cubs are assuring residents that they’ll address issues caused by the lot as they happen.

8 comments

  • Pow

    4 days before they will begin using the lot, the Cubs still don't have the plan in place for traffic patterns or security. This area is too far away from Wrigley for neighbors to have even thought they would be impacted by Cubs. This was a surprise to residents who only found out by accident when they found city inspector reviewing site less than a month ago.

  • Guest

    Agenda 21,,,,They WILL control you. VISION,planning sustainable greenable. Don't even dare think a thought,,,they will make you sorry. No drinking ,no having fun at a game,,, everything controlled and planned by them.Welcome to the machine.

  • Wake Up

    At some point the citizens of Chicago are going to have to compromise. Everyone wants everything their own way. And these same people wonder why the city of Chicago is in its rapid decline.

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