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WATCH: Puking In A Cab Will Cost You Starting July 1

Posted 06.22.2012 | Chicago

After years of fighting, Chicago cab drivers will finally get their vomit tax starting July 1. In January, the City Council signed off on updated r...

Chicago Cabbies Will Get Hearing On Fare Increase

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago cabbies will get a city hearing on their proposal to raise fares by 22 percent even though they didn't collect the required nu...

Cabbies Want Fare Hikes, 'Convenience Fees,' Vomit Penalties

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,500 Chicago cab drivers have signed a petition calling for the first fare hikes since 2005, in addition to proposing new fees for passenge...

The Country's First Cab Vomit Law?

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago could become the first major city in the country with a puking ordinance if cab drivers get their way. Chicago taxi drivers proposed a packag...

Taxi Fuel Surcharge Expiring At Midnight

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The on-again, off-again taxi fuel surcharge is expiring yet again at midnight, the city's Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection annou...

Taxi Fuel Surcharge Going Back Into Effect

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Only three weeks after expiring, Chicago's taxi fuel surcharge is coming back Thursday at 12:01 a.m., the city's Department of Business Affairs and Co...

Cab Drivers Work More, Earn Less: Study

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new study finds that Chicago cab drivers make a lot less than you may think and that they work more hours than most people. Taxi drivers hope the re...

Chicago Cab Drivers Seek 16% Fare Increase, Threaten Strike

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago cab drivers say they'll strike for 24 hours starting Sunday because of concern over fares. Many protested outside of Chicago's City Hall on T...

Cabbies Vow Strike As Fares Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago taxicab fares are about to drop for the second time in two weeks. But passengers may soon have a more difficult time finding a cab. The two-t...