From 2015 to 2018, the number of vehicles in Chicago providing four or more trips per month jumped from around 15,000 to around 65,000. They provide convenience for commuters, a source of revenue for drivers, and often operate in neighborhoods where cabs don’t. But that’s a lot of additional cars on Chicago’s already-congested roads. Chicago Tribune’s Mary Wisniewski talks about the give-and-take of ridesharing, and the aldermen who are proposing caps on rideshare vehicles.
GUEST: Mary Wisniewski, transportation reporter for the Chicago Tribune
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