Cab Drivers

Cab Drivers Rally To Demand More Regulation Of Ride-Sharing ServicesCab drivers in Chicago and elsewhere staged a global protest Wednesday against Uber and other ride-sharing companies, demanding they be regulated like taxis.
City Hall Bills Cabbie $10,000 After Lawsuit DismissedA Chicago cab driver who sued the city in an effort to get cabbies classified as government employees has been slapped with a $10,000 bill for the city’s legal costs.
Some Cabbies Stage Loop 'Work Stoppage' After Uber Gets City LicenseSome Chicago cab drivers staged a work stoppage Tuesday morning, protesting what they see as unfair competition from the less-regulated ride-sharing industry, a day after city officials granted a “transportation network provider” license to Uber.
Cabbies Publish Another Racy Calendar To Fund Fight With CityChicago cab drivers have graced the pages of a pinup calendar for 2015, as part of a legal battle with the city in federal court.
Cabbies, City Agree To Reforms; Centralized Dispatch, But No Fare HikeWith the city of Chicago allowing so-called ride-sharing companies to operate under fewer restrictions than traditional taxi companies, the Emanuel administration and cab drivers have reached an unprecedented agreement on reforms to help the taxi cab industry.
Rideshare Firms Ask Judge To Toss Cab Companies' LawsuitRidesharing companies competing with cab drivers for fares were fighting back against a federal lawsuit seeking to force the city to regulate the new business the same way as traditional cab companies.
Chicago Voters Say No To Taxi Fare HikeThe question did not specify how much to raise the rate for taxi cabs in Chicago. Aldermen put the question on the ballot only as an advisory measure, so a yes vote would not have meant a fare hike.
Cabbies Sue City Over Lack Of Regulation For Ride-Sharing ServicesTaxi companies and drivers have sued the city of Chicago, claiming newly proposed regulations for competing ride-sharing companies don’t go far enough, and alleging the city has allowed an “unlawful taxi caste system” to emerge.
Cabbies Create Pin-Up Calendar To Fund Lawsuit Against CityThe pin-up calendar was created by Melissa Callahan, a cabbie who argues cab drivers should be considered city employees.
Free Flu Shots For Cab Drivers At O'HareFrom 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O'Hare International Airport.
Cab Drivers Petition City Council Committee For Fare HikeChicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.
City Adopts Strategies To Weed Out Dangerous Cab DriversA city commissioner is crediting CBS 2 for helping set up new screening methods to keep dangerous cab drivers off the road. Pam Zekman reports.