Cabbies

Mr. February in the 2015 Chicago Taxi Driver Calendar. (Credit: taxicalendar.com)

Cabbies Publish Another Racy Calendar To Fund Fight With City

Chicago cab drivers have graced the pages of a pinup calendar for 2015, as part of a legal battle with the city in federal court.

12/17/2014

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Cabbies Plan Decal To Honor Slain Taxi Driver

Taxi drivers in the northern suburbs have taken up a cause to remember a fellow driver who was shot to death while on the job.

03/31/2014

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Aurora Police Search For Men Who Robbed Cabbies

Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.

02/25/2014

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Cabbies Create Pin-Up Calendar To Fund Lawsuit Against City

The pin-up calendar was created by Melissa Callahan, a cabbie who argues cab drivers should be considered city employees.

12/26/2013

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Free Flu Shots For Cab Drivers At O’Hare

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Cab Drivers Petition City Council Committee For Fare Hike

Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

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Some Chicago Cabbies On Strike As New Rules Take Effect

Despite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Cabbie Strike Call

Cabbies Threaten To Strike Over Call For Fare Hike

It may be a little harder to hail a cab in the very near future, as Chicago’s taxi drivers are threatening to walk off the job.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

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City To Hold Hearing On Taxi Fare Hike Request — In 6 Or 7 Months

Chicago cabbies seeking a 22 percent fare hike will get a City Council hearing on their request, but not for six to seven months.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

A red light in Chicago. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cabbie Red-Light Tickets Aren’t Reported To Regulators

The city department that regulates cab drivers is not receiving notification when they get caught by Chicago’s red-light cameras. Why not? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

01/06/2012

Taxi

City, Cabbies Clashing On Plans For Taxi Reform Without Fare Hikes

The Emanuel administration and some Chicago cabbies are set to clash over the city’s plans to reshape the taxi industry without raising fares.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Tinley Park Seeks To Stop Taxi Overcharges

The village board in south suburban Tinley Park plans to put the brakes on cab drivers accused of overcharging their customers.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2010

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City Council Committee To Discuss Cab Fare Hike

Chicago City Council committee is meeting Thursday to consider an increase in cab fares.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010