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Record #: O2013-9409   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 12/11/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-112-600 to increase taxicab fare rates (submitted by Haben Ghebregergish and Dean Zitzewitz)
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 112 Public Passenger Vehicles
Attachments: 1. O2013-9409.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
December 3, 2013

Susana Mendoza, City Clerk 121 North LaSalle Street Room 107
Chicago, Illinois 60602 City Clerk Susana Mendoza:

Haben Ghebregergish (617) 263-6058
Dean Zitzewitz
(773) 425-7085
Please introduce on our behalf, the enclosed citizen's ordinance regarding a taxicab fare increase to the City Council meeting on December 11, 2013 and please have this proposed ordinance referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Way for their consideration.


Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago the following ordinance is to be amended:

9-112-600 Taxicab rates of fare - Revision
Portions omitted do not affect remainder of ordinance. Strikeouts reflect current ordinance. Underscored text is proposed ordinance.

(a) Commencing with the effective date of this Chapter, the rates of Fare for taxicabs shall be as set forth in this section:

For the first 4/91/8 mile or fraction thereof: $3.25
Forty-five cents of this initial mileage rate for the first ten taxicab fares which a driver transports per day is hereby designated for payment of workers' compensation insurance.

For each additional 4/9 1/8 mile or fraction thereof: $ .020 $0.30
For each 36 43 seconds of time elapsed: $ $0.25
For tho first additional passenger ovortho agol2 $1.00 years and under tho ago of 65 years:
For each additional passenger, after the first $0.50 $1.00
additional passenger, over tho ago of 12 and under the age of 65 yoars:
Vomit clean-up fee: $50.00


|109|fares?|109|COMMISSIONER KRIMBEL: Well,
currently, we have a commission put together.
As I said earlier, it is with our Department,
Department of Transportation, the Mayor's Office
of People with Disabilities, as well as the
Mayor's office. /And we have been benchmarking
12 different cities.|10 9|I can tell you right now that
we — not counting tips. If you just count the
meter rate, our meter rate is second from the
bottom. It is the lowest. The only one lower
is Washington, ...

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