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Chicago Taxi App To Compete With Uber, Lyft, Is Launching Next Month

The City of Chicago is launching a universal taxi app service, and all licensed cab drivers will be required to participate. Chicago will be the first city with a universal smartphone app for cabs, according to the announcement. Arro and Verifone have won the competitive bidding process to create the app, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced in a statement Wednesday. January 06, 2016