City Announces Nomination Period for ‘Chicago’s Top Cabbie’

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The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) today announced the launch of a citywide competition to find ‘Chicago’s Top Cabbie.’ The public can now nominate their favorite taxicab driver through 3-1-1 beginning today through July 20, 2016 and are encouraged to use social media to spread the word using #ChiTopCabbie. The competition is designed to reward a licensed public chauffeur for their heroism and/or top-notch customer service and is open to all 12,000 public chauffeurs licensed by the city. At the end of the two month nomination process, each nominee’s credentials will be verified by the BACP. The top finalists and their stories will be posted online at for voting. The voting period will last 14 days and will be open to the public. The first place prize is a free taxicab medallion for life. Learn more about BACP’s Public Vehicle Operations at

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