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.
Aldermen Fend Off Effort To Kill Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $40 Million Rideshare Tax, Approve 2020 Revenue Package“We have seen actually four different proposals from Uber, all of which have been extremely questionable,” Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said.
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.
Mayor Lightfoot Claims Uber Offered $54 Million To Ministers If They Bashed Her Rideshare Tax PlanMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday accused Uber of offering tens of millions of dollars to ministers to get them to bash her proposed rideshare tax.
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.
Old Post Office Celebrates Grand Opening Of Renovated Space After $800 Million MakeoverThe iconic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago is sporting a new look. After decades of disrepair, it’s bright, shiny, and back in business as a huge hub for some top-notch companies thanks to an $800 million makeover.
Public Gets Glimpse Of Main Chicago Post Office Set To Reopen MondayThe post office was one of more than 300 buildings open to the public on Saturday.
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.
Uber Signs 10-Year Lease In Chicago's Old Main Post Office BuildingUber signed a 10-year lease in the Old Main Post Office building, officials announced Monday.
Uber Driver Accused Of Drunk Driving, Crashing Into CPD Officer Has App RevokedAn Uber driver accused of drunk driving and crashing into a Chicago police officer Sunday has had his access to the app revoked, the company says.
Uber Driver Charged With DUI After Crash That Injured Off-Duty CPD OfficerAn Uber driver has been charged after hitting and injuring an off-duty Chicago police officer Sunday, police say.
Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUVIt works this way: Workers at a restaurant load the meal into a drone and it takes off, tracked and guided by a new aerospace management system. The drone then meets an Uber Eats driver at a drop-off location, and the driver will hand-deliver the meal to the customer.
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.
Family Of Slain Chicago Cab Driver Sues UberTungekar's family seeks $10 million in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Family attorney Michael Gallagher says Uber knowingly allowed a violent individual to operate as one of its drivers. Uber declined comment.