City Set To Make $1 Fuel Surcharge For Taxi Rides PermanentThe 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.
Mayor Emanuel Calls For New, Tighter Regulations On TaxisMayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced plans for a set of reforms to the taxi industry that will improve vehicles and regulate cab drivers.