Cabbies, Uber Drivers Square Off At City HallAfter a failed 24-hour strike last week, activists from the taxi industry took their fight to City Hall on Wednesday, protesting what they say is preferential treatment for rival ride-sharing companies.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.
Cabbies, City Agree To Reforms; Centralized Dispatch, But No Fare HikeWith 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.
Some Chicago Cabbies On Strike As New Rules Take EffectDespite the call for a strike during Monday’s morning rush, many cab drivers were still picking up fares.
City, Cabbies Clashing On Plans For Taxi Reform Without Fare HikesThe Emanuel administration and some Chicago cabbies are set to clash over the city’s plans to reshape the taxi industry without raising fares.