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.
Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.
The pin-up calendar was created by Melissa Callahan, a cabbie who argues cab drivers should be considered city employees.
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O’Hare International Airport.
Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.
Despite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.
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.
Chicago cabbies seeking a 22 percent fare hike will get a City Council hearing on their request, but not for six to seven months.
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.
The Emanuel administration and some Chicago cabbies are set to clash over the city’s plans to reshape the taxi industry without raising fares.
The village board in south suburban Tinley Park plans to put the brakes on cab drivers accused of overcharging their customers.
Chicago City Council committee is meeting Thursday to consider an increase in cab fares.