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.
Uber Looks To Raise Up To $9B In Initial Public OfferingUber is on track for one of the largest IPOs in history. The company plans to sell 180 million shares for between $44 and $50 each.
Drivers Aren't Fans Of Priority Bus Lanes DowntownDrivers say downtown is more congested than ever with Loop Link CTA bus priority lanes
Pinterest Sets Conservative Pricing After Lyft DropOther tech companies pushing to go public this year include Uber, Lyft's rival, the messaging app Slack and the video conferencing company Zoom are expected to make their debut soon.
Lyft's Shares Soar As Investors Bet On Ride-Hailing FutureLyft raised its target price from its initial range of $62 to $68 over the course of the last week as investors clamored to get in on the action, despite the company's history of losses.
Emanuel Administration Seeking $50M Deal With Lyft To Expand Divvy Bike SystemLyft would spend $50 million to expand the city’s Divvy bike sharing program to all 50 wards in Chicago, under a nine-year sponsorship deal the mayor’s office will present to the City Council on Wednesday.
Lyft Driver Wanted In Rogers Park Hit-And-RunPolice are seeking the public's help in locating a Lyft driver after a pedestrian was struck in Rogers Park.