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The Future of the Chicago Water Taxi


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chicago water taxi, was once the mainstay of downtown travel optionsis developing a new schedule for the third summer in a row as the number of office workers remains low.

Although the weather is warm, the bright yellow taxi boats haven’t started yet. The parent company, Wendella Tours and Cruises, hopes to operate the boats again on weekdays – unlike the past two years, when they ran only on weekends, serving tourists – but service dates will begin and the schedule remains to be seen. said taxi manager Andrew Sargis.

Behind the taxi scheduling dilemma is the post-pandemic reality of downtown Chicago: Tourists are back in force, but office workers are not, Sargis said.

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