Chicago Raises Rideshare Fees

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently implemented a 74 percent fee raise on rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft.

Despite her positioning as a progressive, Lightfoot’s action will directly harm individuals who lack reliable access to public transportation.

Even worse, Lightfoot’s fee hike adds to the already monstrous tax burden borne by residents of the Windy City.

No doubt, politics plays a pivotal role in Lightfoot’s latest tax hike. Keep in mind, while the mayor was busy excoriating rideshare services, she lowered the fee for taxi medallion renewals from $1,000 to $500.

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