What’s open, closed during Chicago’s deep freeze – WLS-TV

Here is a list of what is open and closed during the Chicago area’s deep freeze on Wednesday and Thursday. RELATED: Chicago Weather: Polar vortex brings record cold RELATED: Find a Chicago area warming center near youGOVERNMENT SERVICES–U. S. Postal Service — Delivery suspended Wednesday and Thursday for the following 3-digit zip codes:Indiana: 460-469, 472-475,…

Continue Reading →

What’s the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City?

When Uber and Lyft first entered the market, offering a ride-hailing service that would come to include tens of thousands of amateur drivers, most major American cities had been tightly controlling the competition. New York City allowed exactly 13,637 licenses for taxicabs. Chicago permitted 6,904, Boston 1,825 and Philadelphia 1,600. These numbers weren’t entirely arbitrary.…

Continue Reading →