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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.
Uber’s operations in Chicago are generating significant economic activity while also giving drivers economic opportunity above the median hourly wage.
Investigating the opportunity that driving as a partner of uberX provides for residents of Chicago.
Uber’s operations in Chicago – connecting riders in need of transportation with drivers – generate significant economic activity and deliver expanded economic opportunities in the city.
Uber economic study: Uber serves underserved neighborhoods in Chicago as well as the Loop. Does taxi?
The Uber app was created to make sure that people could get rides when and where they need, no matter what. We already know that 4 in 10 rides in Chicago start or end in underserved neighborhoods and we have heard story after story from riders around the world who have never been able to get a taxi to come to their neighborhood, and who now rely on Uber for reliable transportation. So we decided to take it a step further and investigate the quality of service in those communities.