Uber Cleared For Airport Pickups In ChicagoA ride-hailing giant whose investors include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s brother was cleared for take-off Tuesday at Chicago airports — just in time to cash in on the Thanksgiving travel rush.
Lyft Gets Green Light To Pick Up At Airports, McCormick PlaceJust in time for the busy holiday travel season, a ride-hailing company has been given the green light to pick up passengers at Chicago’s airports and McCormick Place, the city announced Sunday.
Wheeled Italian Grandmas -- Cooking At Stoves -- May Be Visiting Your Home This WeekendVegetarians, beware. CBS 2's Brad Edwards encounters the "Sausage Nonnas," a marketing deal cooked up by Uber and Johnsonville.
New Uber Ad Targets Long Taxi Lines At O'HareOn the eve of a City Council vote on opening Chicago’s airports to ride-sharing companies, Uber was looking to gain support with a new online ad campaign.
Aldermen Reach Compromise To Allow Ride-Sharing Drivers To Make Airport PickupsIn a compromise worked out today, drivers for ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft will be allowed to serve Chicago's airports and the city might be able to hire a few more police officers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Uber, Taxi Drivers Engage In Shouting Match Ahead Of City Council Hearing A news conference turned into a shouting match ahead of the City Council hearing on allowing ride-sharing services to pick up passengers at O’Hare and Midway airports, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen Call For Tightening Ride-Sharing Requirements Ahead Of Budget Vote Even as the Chicago City Council advanced Mayor Emanuel’s budget towards next week's final vote, several aldermen are trying to win agreement on a tightening of the requirements for ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cabbies, Uber Drivers Square Off At City HallAfter a failed 24-hour strike last week, activists from the taxi industry took their fight to City Hall on Wednesday, protesting what they say is preferential treatment for rival ride-sharing companies.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.
Cab Drivers Protest At O'Hare, Midway Over Proposal To Allow Ride-Sharing Airport PickupsFor a couple of hours today, it was difficult for passengers to get taxicabs out of O’Hare and Midway airports, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Police Warn Of Robbers Posing As Uber DriversChicago police were warning Uber users about robbers who have been posing as drivers to commit robberies on the North Side.