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CHICABS

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CHICABS offers safe and secure options to hail and/or pay for a Chicago taxicab ride.

CHICABS offers options for taxicab passengers to electronically hail (E-Hail) a taxicab through a mobile app.  CHICABS approved apps also let passengers electronically pay (E-Pay) for the taxicab fare through the app.

CHICABS selected E-Hail and E-Pay Apps:

ARRO (goarro.com) CURB (gocurb.com)

Download ARRO from the Apple App Store or Google Play

Click to View HOW to USE ARRO

Download CURB from the Apple App Store  or Google Play 

Click to View HOW to USE CURB

Click to View CURB bonus video for safety 

 

Information for Taxicab Drivers:

Taxicab drivers can register directly on-line for both or one of the following CHICABS program approved APPS:

ARRO (goarro.com) CURB (gocurb.com)
Register at
http://goarro.com/drivers
Register at
https://gocurb.com/chicabs 


Video CURB Taxi App - Your Questions Answered
CHICABS.org Webinar



Background Information on the REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (“RFP”) FOR THE TAXICAB DISPATCH APPLICATION “E-HAIL” PROGRAM

The City of Chicago (the “City”) acting through the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (“BACP”) invited the submission of proposals in response to a Request For Proposals (“RFP”) for inclusion in the City’s Taxicab Dispatch Application “E-Hail” Program. The Taxicab Dispatch Application “E-Hail” Program seeks to designate internet-enabled applications that will dispatch City of Chicago licensed taxicabs pursuant to requirements listed in this RFP.  Pursuant to Municipal Code of Chicago Section 9-112-565 “Consolidated taxicab electronic dispatch applications,” the Commissioner of BACP is authorized to issue a solicitation, and to select an entity or entities, pursuant to such solicitation, to provide its dispatching service applications to City of Chicago licensed taxicab vehicles. The chosen Respondent(s) will be selected to provide electronic hailing dispatching services to all City of Chicago licensed taxicabs as defined in the RFP.

"E-Hail" Taxicab Dispatch Application RFP

Public Vehicle Industry Notice 15-049: RFP for the Taxicab "E-Hail Dispatch Application Program

Attendee List: E-Hail Taxicab Dispatch App RFP Pre-Bid.

Addendum #1 for RFP for Taxicab Dispatch Application "E-Hail" Program

Public Vehicle Industry Notice 15-064 - RFP Addenda Posted at BACP's Webpage

Addendum #2 for RFP for Taxicab Dispatch Application "E-HAIL" Program

Public Vehicle Industry Notice 15-071 - RFP Addenda #2 Posted at BACP's Webpage

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