Chicago authorizes traffic congestion tax on ride-hailing services


A proposal to fight traffic congestion in Chicago by boosting taxes on certain ride-hailing trips won city council approval on Tuesday as the city and ride providers alleged each other of penalizing low-income passengers. Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan boosts the city’s tax on single-passenger trips and decreases the tax on shared rides while imposing new […]

Jeremy Clarkson calls Greta Thunberg an ‘idiot’, says she has killed the car show

Jeremy Clarkson with a car

The former “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson stated that the 16-year-old Swedish climate-change activist Greta Thunberg has killed the car show. “She’s an idiot,” Clarkson said in an interview with the Sun. “Going round saying we’re all going to die, that’s not going to solve anything my dear.” Clarkson, who’s promoting season four of his Amazon Prime motor series, “The Grand Tour: Seamen,” […]