Taking An Uber Or Lyft? Prepare To Pay More Surcharges In The City"I used to take 10 Ubers a month or so," Minkoff said. "It's $20.00 a month. That's $240 a year. It really starts to add up."
Chicago's Rideshare Tax Begins MondayIf you take an Uber or Lyft Monday morning, you may notice a change in your fare.
New Laws And Taxes In 2020: Recreational Marijuana, Minimum Wage Increase, And More For IllinoisStarting Jan. 1, anyone over the age of 21 can buy and use recreational marijuana in Illinois. That doesn’t mean they can carry it or light up anywhere they want, though.
City Apologizes For Failing To Provide Data On Ride-Share Sex AssaultsAfter the ride-share giant Uber revealed reports of thousands of sexual assaults in their cars, CBS 2 is asking why the City of Chicago hasn’t handed over its records of complaints.
Mayor Lightfoot Tries To Walk Back Claim Of $54 Million Uber 'Payoff' To Black Ministers; 'They're Trying To Divide And Conquer'“My understanding, as I said yesterday, is that they offered up $54 million in, I’ll put in air quotes ‘investments,’” Lightfoot said Thursday morning.
Pastor, Community Activist Urge Mayor To Rethink Tax Hike For Rideshare Services“This tax will burden our community. Neighborhoods that simply have been burdened enough will be burdened even more by a tax like this,” community activist Tim Jones said Tuesday at City Hall.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Proposes $40 Million Increase In Taxes For Ride-Share TripsThe increased ride-haling taxes are aimed at relieving congestion downtown, where nearly all ride-hailing trips begin or end, according to Lightfoot’s office.
Chicago Mulling A Hike On Ride-Hailing Fees In Downtown AreaChicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown.
E-Scooters Found In Chicago River Weeks Before Pilot Program To Wrap UpThe City of Chicago is just weeks away from wrapping up the E-scooter pilot program. Since the launch there have been some bumps along the way with riders getting hurt and scooters and up in odd places, including, most recently, the Chicago River.
Rideshare Driver Picks Up Suspected Gunman Fleeing From A Crime SceneA routine pickup for a Northwest Indiana Lyft driver took an unexpected and dangerous turn Tuesday.
Issa Amer Ishtawi Called Lyft As Getaway Car After Shooting Man In Portage, Police SayAfter shooting a man, police say, Issa Amer Ishtawi needed a getaway plan.
Chicago Parents Using Uber And Lyft To Transport Kids Against Company PoliciesWhether it's soccer practice, a ride to school or a slumber party, CBS 2 found parents using their Uber and Lyft accounts to get their kids from point a to point b. But that is against the companies' policies, and an incident Wednesday morning in Old Town highlights how dangerous it can be.
Uber, Lyft Losses Keep Competitors At BayA fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers.
Thousands Of Chicago Area Uber And Lyft Drivers Plan To Join Global StrikeThousands of Uber and Lyft drivers are taking action today, planning a strike in dozens of cities, as they demand better pay and working conditions.
Lyft Driver Charged After Sexually Assaulting Passenger in Northwest SuburbsA Lyft driver was arrested and charged after sexually assaulting a passenger, according to police.