United Taxidrivers Community Council

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Cabbies, City Agree To Reforms; Centralized Dispatch, But No Fare Hike

With the city of Chicago allowing so-called ride-sharing companies to operate under fewer restrictions than traditional taxi companies, the Emanuel administration and cab drivers have reached an unprecedented agreement on reforms to help the taxi cab industry.

09/30/2014

Taxi

Some Chicago Cabbies On Strike As New Rules Take Effect

Despite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Taxi

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