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Have Philly Cabs Finally Figured Out How to Defeat Uber?

Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks. For the first time since Uber and Lyft cars started popping up all over Philly, the […]

Business

Lyft Lands Amtrak Deal, Philly Taxis Feel Shut Out

When will Philadelphia’s transportation wars end? Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft aren’t the best of friends. The taxicab industry hates them both. And the PPA is the […]

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Your Cab Fares Are Going Up

Cab rides in Philly are about to get more expensive. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has approved a petition to increase the metered rate from 23 […]

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Police: 65-Year-Old Woman Stole Cab, Picked Up Customers

A 65-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a taxicab and picking up customers early Thursday morning in Philly. 

Business

Airport Taxis Will Soon Cost Even More for Some Philadelphians

The wallets South Philly and West Philly residents are about to become the latest casualties of the Philadelphia Parking Authority. On Wednesday morning, the PPA […]

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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2016

Now that the last shreds of wrapping paper have been vacuumed up and the good dishes are finally put away, we revisit our time-honored tradition […]

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Bill to Legalize UberX and Lyft Nears a Final Vote

A bill to legalize UberX and Lyft in Pennsylvania permanently is reaching the final stages in the state legislature this week. The bill can’t come […]

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PPA Announces Renewed Crackdown on Uber and Lyft, Waives Some Taxi Regs

All good things come to an end. Now that Uber and Lyft’s short and sweet grace period has ended with the expiration of Act 85, […]

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Most — but Not All — of Cabbies’ Uber Suit Thrown Out

A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims brought by a coalition of Philly taxi companies against Uber, the popular app-centric “ride share” service. […]

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Opinion: Uber Discriminates Against Pregnant Women

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writer Hannah Sassaman.) Today, I’m 38 weeks pregnant. While I’m mildly (to hugely) unprepared for the roller […]

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Uber, Lyft Not Shutting Down During Coming Blizzard

If you’re going to be in Philadelphia this weekend, your options for getting around are slim. SEPTA is barely running as of 4 a.m. Saturday, […]

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Philly Cab Driver Blinded in Right Eye by Paintball Attack

The family of a Philadelphia cab driver who was blinded in one eye after a paintball attack has launched an online fundraising page seeking assistance.

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Philly Cab Company Sues Uber for “Destroying” Taxi Business

Back in 1991, Boris and Alla Kautsky left their home in Ukraine and came to the United States as refugees in search of the American […]

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WATCH: Noisy Taxi Cab Protest of UberX, Lyft Snarls Center City Traffic

With horns blaring and marchers chanting “No UberX! No Lyft!” hundreds of Philadelphia cab drivers converged on City Hall with their vehicles to demand that […]

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UberX Is Now As Bad As Philly Cabs

When, in October of last year, Uber announced that its cheaper-than-a-taxi UberX service was finally available in Philadelphia, most of us were delighted. In addition […]