Rideshare Drivers, Independent Contractors Being Denied Unemployment BenefitsRideshare drivers and other independent contractors are being denied unemployment benefits they were expecting.
Coronavirus In Chicago: City Planning Subsidies For Taxi Industry During COVID-19 Outbreak"These measures are being taken to support taxi drivers and operators while ensuring transportation options remain available for those that need them, particularly the most vulnerable that rely on ADA and paratransit services for essential trips," the mayor's office said.
As Other Airports Ban Curbside Rideshare Pickups, O'Hare Has A Solution Of Color-Coded ZonesThis week, two more major American airports are banning curbside rideshare pickups at the terminal – forcing passengers to traipse far, far away before leaving the airport. But O'Hare has another solution.
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.
2 Women Arrested After Posing As Rideshare Drivers In River NorthOn Nov. 24, shortly after 4 a.m., the women waived down a male pedestrian and asked if he wanted a ride. They then attempted to sell the man narcotics.
Lyft Offers Discounted Rides in Rogers Park in Light of Recent Murders49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore announced a partnership with ride-share company Lyft that aims to help Rogers Park residents commute safely throughout the neighborhood in light of two chilling murders.
2 Investigators: Are Rideshares Increasing Traffic Congestion?Many believe downtown traffic is worse than ever. Are companies such as Uber and Lyft worsening the problem?
Lyft Announces Chicago's Top Destinations Of 2017Lyft, a rideshare company, announced the winners of its third annual Lyftie Awards, otherwise known as top destinations based off of passenger drop-offs that fall under categories such as most visited restaurant or event venue in the city.
City Panel Cracks Down On Rideshare Price-GougingWhen the CTA shut down service on the Brown, Red and Purple lines for a few hours earlier this month, people who used the Uber and Lyft to get to work were hit with higher fares.
Uber, Lyft Offer Refunds For Surge Pricing During CTA ShutdownSome riders reportedly paid as much as $110 for a ride when police shut down three CTA 'L' lines during the Tuesday morning rush.
Armed Robbers Posing As Ride-Share DriversFake ride-share drivers are targeting people in some of Chicago's most upscale neighborhoods.
Rideshare Driver Abducted, Carjacked At Gunpoint In Glen EllynA rideshare driver was abducted and carjacked at gunpoint by two men Saturday night in west suburban Glen Ellyn.