Taxi Drivers

Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.
Police: Man Robbed 3 Taxi Drivers At GunpointThe robberies occurred about 6:40 p.m. in the 400 block of South Clinton; about 7:20 p.m. in the 500 block of South Clinton; and about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Dearborn, according to police.
Aurora Police Search For Men Who Robbed CabbiesBoth robberies--believed to be related--happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.
Some Chicago Cabbies On Strike As New Rules Take EffectDespite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.
Cabbies Threaten To Strike Over Call For Fare HikeIt 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.
Cab Drivers: New City Regulations Don't Benefit UsCab drivers are protesting taxi industry reforms passed by the city in January.
City To Hold Hearing On Taxi Fare Hike Request -- In 6 Or 7 MonthsChicago cabbies seeking a 22 percent fare hike will get a City Council hearing on their request, but not for six to seven months.
Cab Drivers Want Steep Fare Hike, Vomit Cleanup FeeIt’s been six years since Chicago cab drivers have had a fare increase and cabbies say it’s about time they had another one.