Lyft Bringing Back Shared Ride Option In Chicago, Denver, PhiladelphiaAll riders and drivers will be required to wear masks, and shared rides will be limited to two riders to maximize social distancing.
Uber, Lyft Are Rolling Out Security Improvements Amid Carjackings And Attacks, But Is That Enough For Rideshare Drivers To Feel Safe?We are digging deeper into a growing problem in the city – rideshare drivers violently attacked by their own passengers. Uber and Lyft said they are rolling out new security improvements. But CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey asked – is it enough to get drivers back behind the wheel?
Rideshare Drivers Dramatize An On-The-Job Death In Call For Better Safety Measures Amid Carjacking CrisisThe call to better protect rideshare drivers in the wake of a carjacking crisis in Chicago took an unconventional twist Thursday.
Lyft Beefing Up Security For Drivers Amid Spike In Carjackings, Other Safety ConcernsLyft announced Wednesday that it is beefing up security after a recent rise in carjackings targeting rideshare drivers.
ONLY ON 2: Lyft Driver Speaks After Being Shot, Paralyzed On West Side; 15-Year-Old Boy Stands ChargedA rideshare driver just doing his job was shot when he was sent to pick up a fare. He is now confined to a wheelchair, and he is trying to pick up the pieces of his life and move forward.
'We Want To Go Out': Chicago Rideshare Drivers Are In Demand As Customers Pay More For Dwindling Supply"I was pretty shocked. I was mildly angered."
While Demand Is Returning, A Driver Shortage Is Making It Harder To Get A Rideshare In ChicagoIf you've tried to get a rideshare car lately, you know it's not as easy as it used to be before the pandemic.
With Spike In Chicago Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Rally For Protections For Their SafetyA fresh spike in carjackings has been seen across the city – and rideshare drivers who pick up passenger after passenger say they are worried.
Ride Share Drivers Want More Protections After Chicago Uber Driver Was Carjacked And Killed"They should be changing their apps. They should be changing their policies. They should be ensuring safety for everyone."
Ridshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Do More To Protect Them Against CarjackingsThe drivers' demands include passenger background checks, a panic button for drivers, special victim crime insurance, and a passenger verification process linking credit card information with a selfie taken by the passenger.
After Carjackings And Even Murders, Rideshare Drivers Call On Lawmakers To Require Stronger App Security RegulationsWith Chicago caught in a carjacking epidemic, frightened rideshare drivers across the city are always in fear that their next pickup could be their last.
Uber, Lyft Team Up To Protect Customers With Database Of Drivers Deactivated Due To Sex Assault, Other CrimesUber and Lyft on Thursday announced they are teaming up to protect their customers.
Rideshare Drivers Demand Better Safety Measures From Uber And Lyft As Carjacking Epidemic PersistsIn the newest figures in the city’s carjacking crisis, carjackings now total 367 so far this year, and Chicago Police said they have made 73 arrests.
13-Year-Old Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Forcing Lyft Driver From CarThe juvenile was arrested Wednesday and will be electronically monitored until his next court date.
Rideshare Drivers Teaming Up To Fight For Safety Improvements To Prevent CarjackingsWould you take a selfie before hopping into an Uber or Lyft? What if the companies gave you a discount? That's just one of the ideas that rideshare drivers in Chicago are suggesting to deter carjackers.