The 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.
Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.
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.
Cab drivers are protesting taxi industry reforms passed by the city in January.
Chicago cabbies seeking a 22 percent fare hike will get a City Council hearing on their request, but not for six to seven months.
It’s been six years since Chicago cab drivers have had a fare increase and cabbies say it’s about time they had another one.