Ridesharing Fee

Chicago Commute

Chicago's Innovative Ride-Hailing Tax Approved

The Chicago City Council has approved a new budget that includes a new transit funding mechanism that could level the playing field for transit.

November 22, 2017 - Streetsblog Chicago

Uber

Op-Ed: Ride Sharing Tax Will Help Poor

Chicago's Mayor Emanuel's proposed tax would be used for the benefit of transit.

October 31, 2017 - The Washington Post

CTA

Tax Uber and Lyft to Pay for Transit? Chicago Might

The city of Chicago is already taxing rides with transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. Now mayor Rahm Emanual wants to raise those fees and spend the extra money on transit projects.

October 18, 2017 - DNAinfo Chicago

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