Amid Rash Of Carjackings, Rideshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Help Protect ThemRideshare drivers are calling on Uber and Lyft to help protect them from crime after seven drivers were carjacked on the Near North and Near Northwest sides going back to late December.
Uber Driver Carjacked In South ShoreAn Uber driver was carjacked on the South Side Wednesday morning.
New Federal COVID-19 Economic Relief Package Is A Lifeline For Many In Illinois, But Will It Arrive In Time?News of a federal economic relief package means a lifeline for so many struggling in Illinois. The unemployment rate in Illinois is about 7 percent – nearly double what it was at the same time last year.
Uber Driver Says She Was Carjacked, Held At GunpointShe thought she was going to die. A Chicago Uber driver says Wednesday last week she picked up a man who pulled out a gun and carjacked her. She says it is happening a lot these days.
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19-Year-Old Man Shot In Head While Riding In Uber In Humboldt ParkA man was shot in the head while riding in an Uber in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday night.
Uber Offering Discounts, Poll Locator For 2020 VotersUber is helping voters as Election Day approaches.
Uber Driver Dropping Off Passenger Grazed In The Back In Heart Of ChicagoAn Uber driver was shot in the back early Saturday morning as he dropped off a customer.
Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear MasksDriver need to take selfies in the app to verify that they are wearing masks or face coverings before picking up passengers.
Rideshare Drivers, Independent Contractors Being Denied Unemployment BenefitsRideshare drivers and other independent contractors are being denied unemployment benefits they were expecting.
Ride Share Drivers Considered Essential But Stay-At-Home Order Has Crippled Their PayRide-share drivers are still considered essential, but the stay-at-home order has crippled their take home pay.
City Council Public Safety Committee Backs Huge Fines, Jail Time For Impersonating Rideshare DriversChicago Police Lt. John Cannon said criminals have been exploiting the rise of services like Uber and Lyft in order to prey on unwitting victims.
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.
Uber Officially Takes Over Space In Old Post Office BuildingUber on Sunday became the largest tenant in the Old Post Office as it officially took over space in the building.