Data Requests from Transportation companies

Alfred Ng filed this request with the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection of Chicago, IL.
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From: Alfred Ng

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Email communications or records between the City of Chicago's Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and scooter rideshare companies including Lyft, Lime, Bird, Bolt, gruv, Uber, JUMP, Sherpa, Wheels , Veoride and Spin. We are seeking communications including but not limited to Isaac Reichman, the city of Chicago's director of public information, from July 2019 to present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Alfred Ng

From: Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

Our response is attached.

Thank you

PLEASE NOTE: BACP has placed the following data online, in the City's Data Portal:<>.
* Public Chauffeur Licenses
* Public Passenger Vehicle Licenses
* Public Passenger Vehicle Licenses - Taxis
* All Business Licenses issued since 2002
* All current Business Licenses
* All current Liquor and Public Place of Amusement Licenses
* All Business Owners
To access the data, please visit the City’s Data Portal at<>.