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Divvy’s New E-Bike Fees Pricing Out Some Riders, Users Say

Divvy increased per-minute fees for e-bikes and upped the annual membership. Some members are switching to their own bikes or going back to the CTA in response.

Citywide

Electric Scooters Are Back For Good As Divvy Launches 1st Docked Scooter Stations

Divvy has retrofitted more than 230 docked stations to accommodate scooters, bikes and e-bikes in and near Downtown. There will be 1,000 scooters in service by the end of June.

Downtown

4 Taxi And Ride-Share Drivers Carjacked In 5 Days In Logan Square And Humboldt Park, Police Say

The city saw a 135 percent spike in carjackings last year and is seeing even more of an increase this year.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Uber, Lyft Charges More For Riders Going To Chicago’s Non-White Neighborhoods, Study Shows

The study showed fares increased when a person was dropped off in a neighborhood with a high percentage of non-white residents. A Lyft spokesperson called the study "deeply flawed."

Downtown

Lyft’s New Driver Center Offers Its Drivers Discounted Engine Work, Oil Changes And Somewhere To Lounge

The ride share company just opened the new center along the Kennedy Expy. near Goose Island.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Would Have Most Expensive Uber, Lyft Rides In The Country If Lightfoot’s Congestion Tax Adopted, Rideshare Companies Say

The mayor said the tax hike, which targets all trips but particularly ones Downtown, could also push travelers to more environmentally friendly options.

Downtown

Lyft Driver Groped Passenger, But The Company Did Too Little Too Late To Respond, Victim Says

"I wanted this creep off the streets. According to Lyft, he is. But who knows if ... he could be on other rideshare platforms?" said the victim.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Can’t Get A Ride Today? It Could Be Because Uber, Lyft Drivers Are Striking

Some drivers are asking would-be riders to boycott Lyft and Uber on Wednesday in solidarity.

Downtown

As City Moves Closer To Exclusive Deal With Lyft To Run Divvy, South And West Siders (And Uber) Fight Back

Uber, which owns electric bike-sharing firm Jump, wants the agreement changed to a non-exclusive pact to allow it to offer 20,000 dockless bicycles and 2,000 scooters in all 50 wards as soon as this summer.

Downtown