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PPA Proposes Fee for Regulating Taxis, Uber and Lyft

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Uber and Lyft ride originating in the city. The organization says the […]

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You Won’t Believe How Much Lyft Tried to Charge Me on Super Bowl Sunday

Ridesharing prices in Philly reached a new high on Super Bowl Sunday. Like thousands of other Philadelphians, I had plans to watch the game at […]

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Where Philly Took Lyft in 2017

With the turn of December signaling the beginning of the end of another year, Lyft has tallied all of its drop-off points in 2017 and […]

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Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Philly Parks on Friday

Here’s the forecast for Friday: 52 and sunny, with a light breeze. It’ll be a perfect fall day – so why spend it standing in […]

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VIDEO: Joel Embiid Spotted on Late-Night Rocky Run

With the season opener in Washington just about two weeks away, a Lyft driver cruising through Fitler Square spotted 76ers star Joel Embiid jogging through […]

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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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Uber Just Ramped Up Philly Fleet of Wheelchair Accessible Rides

On Thursday, Uber dispatched a new fleet of more 70 wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) out onto Philadelphia’s streets. For Philadelphians who require accessible transportation options, quick […]

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New Luxury Lyft Options Just Launched in Philadelphia

As Uber stumbles (it’s CEO recently stepped down amid scandal), competitor Lyft only continues to lure more ridesharing customers with its shiny new developments. On […]

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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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Uber to Pay Pa. $3.5M to Settle Dispute Over Illegal Operation

Before Governor Tom Wolf passed ridesharing legislation last November, ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft operated illegally across parts of Pennsylvania. On Thursday, Uber finally […]

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Uber and Lyft Give Philly Schools a Boost for the First Time

Data released by the School District of Philadelphia on Thursday show that Uber and Lyft, which were both illegal at one point in Philadelphia, brought […]

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Philly’s Biggest Winners of 2016

Believe it or not, a few people actually succeeded in the otherwise godforsaken 2016. Here’s to all the do-gooders, overachievers, strivers, thrivers, and folks who won so […]

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Uber, Lyft Now Legal Across Pennsylvania

Philly’s ride-sharing war is no more. On Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf legalized ride-sharing across Pennsylvania with his signature on Senate Bill 984. “This bill puts […]

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Uber and Lyft Bill Passes Final Legislative Hurdle

The Pennsylvania Senate yesterday voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that would, with Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature, make Uber and Lyft legal in Pennsylvania.

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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 […]