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Rideshare companies receive steady business at Chicago airports

Rideshare companies receive steady business at Chicago airports

Business has increased for both Uber and Lyft since the launch of their Chicago airport pick-up services in November of last year, offering more on-the-ground options for travelers but hurting cabbies who say its hurt their bottom line.

With the holidays in the rearview mirror and summer travel season in clear view, Lyft says it's seeing as much as three times the growth in Chicago airport rides since its launch, according to Lyft spokeswoman Mary Caroline Pruitt.

Uber remained mum on its numbers. Thousands of trips are being taken from the airport each week, according to Uber spokeswoman Brooke Anderson.

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