The Hope Chest, posting Bad news from the past, came up with this little depressing nugget from the 22 April 1922 edition of The Chicago Tribune. Every 19th cager driving the streets had killed or injured a human being in 1921.
was congestion and lax law enforcement.
do get out of the overly crowded Loop.
not surprisingly, suggested
the expansion of the subway system!
Cager advocates, on the other hand, demanded
double-decking of the streets in the loop,
leading to today's subterranean wonderland
along the Chicago River!
Of course, they didn't anticipate the 1992 Loop Flood!