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Uber Eats Agrees To $10 Million Settlement After Charging Too Much And Listing Chicago Restaurants Without Permission

Restaurant owners will automatically get refunds for overcharged commission fees, which could be hundreds or thousands of dollars for some eateries, city officials said.


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."


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.


Uber Throws Party For Drivers — And It Was A Huge ‘Unorganized Catastrophe,’ Upset Workers Say

Uber said it was thankful for drivers who attended, "however, hundreds more than RSVP’d came and we had to close admission to the event for everyone’s safety ... ."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.


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.