Police: Ride-Hailing Scam Targeting Customers In The South LoopTwo customers of ride-hailing services fell victim to a scam and had their money stolen in two separate incidents within the last month in the South Loop.
Disability Rights Groups Sues Uber Over Wheelchair AccessA Chicago disability rights group has sued the mobile ride-hailing service Uber for allegedly violating U.S. laws mandating wheelchair accessibility.
Uber Charged Man $500 For A Ride He Never TookUber charged a rider $573.85 for a ride he never took.
Waiting On State Paycheck Spurs Lawmaker To Become Uber DriverJamie Andrade says the ride-sharing service has also been a great way for him to connect with his constituents. WBBM's Andy Dahn reports.
Uber Driver Carjacked, Passengers Robbed At Gunpoint On Lake Shore DrivePolice said it happened around 2 a.m. as the driver was picking up two passengers at the 31st Street Harbor.
Study Finds Uber Usually Faster Than CTA, But Not At Rush HourThe Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University found UberPool, the most inexpensive offering from Uber, generally was faster than riding the CTA, after examining 50 rides over a three-month period.
Ride-Hailing, Home-Sharing Ordinances Pass Chicago City CouncilThe "sharing economy" had its day at City Hall, but not without some debate.
Chicago Aldermen To Consider Compromise Plan To Regulate Ride-Sharing CompaniesBoth sides of Chicago’s rideshare debate hope a compromise will keep Uber and Lyft cars rolling here. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
New Uber, Lyft Rules Move To Full City Council For VoteA City Council committee quickly gave its approval for an ordinance that would require drivers for ride services like Lyft and Uber to be licensed and fingerprinted
Toyota Invests In Uber, Offers Lease Deals To DriversToyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
Uber, Lyft Face Aldermen As Committee Considers Tougher RulesA job killer, or an attempt to level an uneven playing field? That’s the way two sides describe a proposed ordinance that would force Uber and Lyft drivers to get the same licenses as taxi drivers.
Showdown Over City's Uber, Lyft Rules Set For City CouncilMore than 100,000 supporters of ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft, on the verge of a major crackdown by the city, have signed a petition fighting the new proposed rules.