After the success of Proposition 22, the ride-hailing giant is funding a local super PAC that could drastically change the gig economy landscape in Illinois.
2019 was a year of new beginnings in Chicago, and transportation was no exception.
Short answer: not really.
Lyft is buying Motivate, the private company which operates Chicago’s bike-share system, according to a report.
First Ward alderman Joe Moreno wants to put a trial program in place this spring, but opponents worry that it will create a parking crunch.
“People are afraid of the south side. It’s ridiculous. I educate my guests,” Afri Atiba says.
Also, the City Council approved Emanuel’s 2018 budget with a 47-3 vote.
The budgeting measure would help the CTA stay competitive with Lyft and Uber.
Also, CTU president Karen Lewis is recovering from a stroke in the hospital.
Also, the Blackhawks allowed Bryan Bickell to retire as a Blackhawk with a one-day contract.
“To me, this isn’t even working,” Pittatsis says. “I would never, ever under any circumstances work for someone else ever again. I’m done.”
Also, the Field Museum is giving Sue her own private suite.
Also, a former Miss America has announced a run against incumbent attorney general Lisa Madigan.
Also, Uber CEO Trevor Kalanick was forced to resign in a downtown Chicago hotel Tuesday.
Also, the ACLU slams Emanuel’s new police reform monitor plan.