Taxicabs have been the venue for thousands of crimes committed in Chicago in the last decade. However, Uber’s entrance into Chicago has shown a favorable correlation with the decline of taxi crime rates.
Last night, we teamed up with the Greater Southwest Development Corporation to host a driver recruitment event for local residents on Chicago’s Southwest side. The event was an opportunity for folks to meet with the Uber team and sign up to learn more about becoming an uberX partner.
Legislators in Springfield are being asked to approve protectionist legislation that would limit YOUR access to high quality, low cost transportation in Chicago, destroy the equivalent of thousands of jobs, and effectively shut down uberX in Chicago.