Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Stands By Plan Not To Raise Taxi Fares

Mayor Emanuel is standing firm against raising taxicab fares, even as he looks at other ways to allow regular cab drivers to make more money, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Suburban Bank Says Fraudulent Charges Originating In Taxicabs

First American Bank says it has traced hundreds of devious charges to customer cards just after they’re swiped in cabs. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Young Women Jump In Cabs In Loop, Rob Drivers On South Side

A group of young women have been haling taxis in the Loop, then robbing the drivers after being driven to the South Side, according to Chicago Police.


Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

50 Percent More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs In Chicago This Year

You may have noticed a major change involving the kind of cabs that are out on the streets of Chicago lately.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012


City, Cabbies Clashing On Plans For Taxi Reform Without Fare Hikes

The Emanuel administration and some Chicago cabbies are set to clash over the city’s plans to reshape the taxi industry without raising fares.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011


Cab Drivers Want Steep Fare Hike, Vomit Cleanup Fee

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.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Emanuel Taxis

Mayor Emanuel Calls For New, Tighter Regulations On Taxis

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced plans for a set of reforms to the taxi industry that will improve vehicles and regulate cab drivers.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011


Natural Gas-Powered Cabs Coming To Chicago

Commuters will soon see a taxicab that doesn’t run on gasoline on the streets of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2011

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Moratorium On Taxis In Des Plaines?

The City of Des Plaines might put the brakes on taxicabs.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2010