The ILLBA Roundup

Monday April 10, 2023

Upcoming Events

Coffee With the ILLBA

Tuesday April 18th Via Zoom

10:00am-11:30am CT

Topic: Best Practices For Managing Hybrid Teams

Plant Tour Of Forest River/Starcraft

Elkhart, IN

Tuesday May 23rd

Save the date! More details coming soon.

Upcoming NLA Events

April 12th, 1PM CT - NLA Board Meeting Livestream

April 13th, 1PM CT - "You Joined the NLA...Now What?" Livestream

April 18th, 2PM CT- NLA/CD Women's Leadership Council Presents A Webinar for Women in the Industry:

"Claim Your Game: Reject Work-Life Balance for a Life that Works for You" 

Click here for more details and to register

City of Chicago Updates

Webinars and Workshops

Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection’s

FREE business education webinars .Click here for the schedule


Compliments? Complaints, Incidents?

Report it!

Non Emergency - call 311

Emergency numbers

O'Hare 773-894-9111

Midway 773-838-9111

Incident Report - issues, complaints and compliments

Click here for incident report

If you witness an incident, do not confront the individual(s) for safety reasons. The CDA encourages you to use one of the above ways to inform authorities.


New Kiosk Announcement And QR Code To Access New MPEA Tax Stamp App

Important Changes Effective Wednesday March 12th at O'Hare and Midway Airports

Chauffeurs - MPEA Stamps

  • Stamp machines will be removed - paper stamps no longer distributed or accepted
  • Download the new MPEA app on or before March 12th - now accepts bank accounts(no fee) as well as credit cards(fee)
  • Paper and unused electronic stamps will be transferred to the new app
  • New kiosks to scan stamps on mobile phones

Operators - Ground Transportation Tax (GTT) Accounts

  • You must change your password on the GTT website to access your tax account as of March 12th

Click here for the announcement and share with chauffeurs and fellow operators!

City of Chicago Events and Traffic Restrictions

Wrigley Field Transportation Restrictions Map 2023 - click here

IDOT Construction Projects

For a list of the construction projects around Illinois by district, click here

Kennedy Expressway Inbound Lane Improvements - Phase I Through Fall, 2023 click here for fact sheet

News You Can Use

What's Impacting The US Airline Market

Despite inflation, fears of a recession, and customer complaints about substandard service, the airline industry had another record year in 2022.

Industry revenue for last year exceeded 2019 levels amid record-breaking demand, according to new data from Phocuswright’s just-released U.S. Airline Market Report 2022-2026.

Read more

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. Cell phone use — specifically, texting, talking, and social media use — has become the most common distraction. Other risky actions include adjusting the radio or GPS, applying makeup, eating and drinking. By driving distracted, you’re robbing yourself of seconds that you may need to avoid a close call or deadly crash.

Read more from NHTSA


"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."

-Vince Lombardi