Here are 5 things to know about Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2020 budget proposal

3. Expect to pay more for ride-sharing or parking downtown: Uber, Lyft and other ride-share trips in Chicago for single riders will increase under the mayor’s plan. Currently, all ride-share trips are assessed a flat 72 cents per ride in taxes and fees. Under Lightfoot’s proposal, that would drop to 65 cents for shared trips, but increase to $1.25 for single riders. Larger increases, however, would be in store for trips downtown during peak hours: Solo riders would pay a total of $3 in taxes and fees, while shared trips would pay $1.25 total, under the plan. That would reap an extra $40 million next year. The mayor said she will hike parking meter rates as well as add meters in the West Loop.

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