"Regulators in Chicago have approved a plan to create one or more applications that would allow users to hail taxis from any operators in the city, using a smartphone. In New York, a City Council member proposed a similar app on Monday that would let residents “e-hail” any of the 20,000 cabs that circulate in the city on a daily basis.Chicago and New York Officials Look to Build Uber-Like Apps for Taxis - NYTimes.com
It is a new tack for officials in the two cities, a reaction to the surging use of hail-a-ride apps like Uber and Lyft."
Friday, December 12, 2014
Chicago and New York Officials Look to Build Uber-Like Apps for Taxis - NYTimes.com