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Welcome Back, Cab Gas Surcharge

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 2, 2009 3:20PM

With Memorial Day here and gone and Summer officially here - even if it doesn't feel like it - it's time for the seasonal increase in gas prices. And with Chicago still at the top in the nation in terms of gas prices ($2.76/gallon over the national average of $2.49/gallon), we've crossed that magical threshold of $2.70 per gallon that initiates the 50-cents-a-ride gas surcharge for cabs, which went back into effect on Friday. [Sun-Times]