Months after new regulations imposed, pedicabs struggle

By Bryant Jackson-Green
10/10/2014
Four months ago, Chicago passed an ordinance regulating the city’s burgeoning pedicab industry. What’s been the effect so far? By many accounts, business has taken a major hit. Before the ordinance, it was estimated that Chicago had as many as 400 pedicabs operating throughout the city. But since the ordinance took effect, the city has...

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Pedaling backward: Chicago’s attack on pedicabs

By illinoispolicy
05/01/2014
Chicago alderman recently passed a deeply flawed ordinance that that arbitrarily limits the number of pedicabs and forbids their operation in a significant portion of downtown. These new rules are hitting drivers hard, and limiting their ability to make a living. Without a change, many drivers could be out of business. Show your support for...

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