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Uber's troubles mount even as its value grows
Dec. 11, 2014
Uber, the ride-sharing service that is growing in value, is also watching its troubles mount.
Quinn kills ‘Uber Bill’
Aug. 25, 2014
Governor Quinn vetoed a bill that would strictly regulate popular ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. The bill’s supporters are crying for an override.
Secret recording shows Uber's efforts to poach Chicago cabbies
Apr. 24, 2014
Uber has aggressively sought to convert Chicago taxi drivers to its ridesharing service, uberX. What does that mean for the city's cab driving ranks?
Illinois House moves to rein in ridesharing
Apr. 11, 2014
Despite receiving thousands of petitions overnight from supporters of Uber and Lyft, Illinois House members passed a bill to regulate ridesharing services.
Shadowy lobbyists influence Chicago rideshare debate
Feb. 25, 2014
The debate in Chicago over how the city should regulate ridesharing technologies has gained heat with the aid of lobbyists and public relations firms. But they don’t always identify up-front who their clients are.
Cab, livery companies: City creating taxi 'caste' system
Feb. 6, 2014
A day after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed new rules to regulate rideshare companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, the cab and livery industries filed a lawsuit against the city.
Taxi drivers to Uber: We don't need you
Feb. 3, 2014
The tech company behind the popular taxi-hailing app has recently alienated many Chicago taxi drivers, who say the service isn’t as good for their bottom line as it claims.
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