Taxi Fuel Surcharge a Near-Certainty
By Chuck Sudo in News on Dec 31, 2010 2:44PM
The trigger for the increase is when the average price for a gallon of gas rises above $3.20 for seven consecutive business days. But since the city considers Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve holidays, the seventh consecutive day will be Monday. Currently, the average price of a gallon of gas in Chicago is $3.301 a gallon. Sure, it's possible that the price will drop 11 cents by Monday. But it's not likely.