Taxi Surcharge

Taxi

City Set To Make $1 Fuel Surcharge For Taxi Rides Permanent

The city’s on-again-off-again, $1 fuel surcharge on taxicab fares would become permanent — and part of the cost of entering a cab — thanks to a surprise change tied to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s overhaul of the cab industry.

01/17/2012

Taxi

Aldermen Want $1 Cab Surcharge To Help Budget

Chicago taxicab riders would pay a $1-a-ride surcharge, but the $70 million raised from the fee would go to the city budget, under a surprise plan proposed Wednesday by a pair of influential aldermen.

11/17/2010