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Chicago mulling a hike on ride-hailing fees in downtown area

Chicago mulling a hike on ride-hailing fees in downtown area

Associated Press October 11, 2019

Chicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown, in a move aimed at reducing traffic congestion. Mayor Lori Lightfoot told a local radio station...

Fighting fare: Taxis fall behind in 'rideshare revolution'

Fighting fare: Taxis fall behind in ‘rideshare revolution’

Danielle Harris February 8, 2015

Popular ridesharing service Uber is no stranger to controversy. The company consistently makes headlines with critics slamming the business for countless reasons including outlandish statements by corporate...

Companies like Lyft no longer have to worry about the legality of ridesharing in Chicago. Photo courtesy of Lyft.

Ridesharing ordinance passes City Council

Danielle Harris June 2, 2014

"Don’t get in a car with strangers.” While this collective guidance may seem like common sense, ridesharing companies were approved by the City Council on May 28 as being entirely legal in the city...

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