Uber, Lyft Surge In Chicago, Hitting Multiple Industries

Uber, Lyft Surge In Chicago, Hitting Multiple Industries

Is your commute to work taking longer these days? Construction projects and road work could be to blame, but new numbers out suggest an additional culprit: Uber and Lyft.

Ride-sharing surges in Chicago, raising congestion worries https://t.co/DWQ4jaPBhC via @marywizchicago pic.twitter.com/YAeWowhDxa

— Tribune Graphics (@ChiTribGraphics) February 5, 2018

Morning Shift picks apart why ridesharing has exploded in the last three years in Chicago, and how it’s been having a big impact on public transit ridership and congestion.

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Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune Transportation reporter