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Chicago's differing regulations of Uber vs taxis may violate equal protection, judge says

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 23, 2015

Cab drivers in the city of Chicago have long claimed City Hall’s treatment of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, compared to how it treats the city’s taxi drivers, is unfair. Now, Chicago’s cabbies will have the chance to press that claim in court, after a federal judge said an equal protection lawsuit brought by cabbies may have some gas left in the tank.

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