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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 […]

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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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Uber and Lyft Are Illegal Again in Philadelphia

Uber and Lyft are once again illegal in the City of Philadelphia following the expiration of a summer-long reprieve granted by the state legislature. The […]


Free Lyfts for Made in America Attendees This Weekend (No Need to Drive Drunk)

Lyft will be offering free rides home this weekend for attendees of Budweiser’s two-day Made in America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 3rd […]

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Uber’s Exclusive, Air-Conditioned DNC Pickup Lounge Is Riling Rivals

Frustrated Lyft and cab drivers are claiming that Uber workers attempted to thwart other vehicles from crossing Wells Fargo Center perimeters Monday to drop off passengers for the Democratic […]


DNC a Victory for Ridesharing in Philly?

The first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia wasn’t far off from what one would expect when an estimated 50,000 visitors descend upon […]


Activists: Uber and Lyft Tax Should Fund Philly Schools, Not the PPA

Public school advocates packed the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s monthly board meeting on Tuesday to question a change in a state bill that would allow ride-sharing […]


“Tax” on Uber and Lyft Would Actually Be a $4 Million Windfall to the PPA

First it looked like it was for the kids, and now it looks like it’s for the Parking Authority. A bill in the state Senate […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: SCOTUS Reverses Alabama Court Ruling on Lesbian Adopting Parent

The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Alabama Supreme Court ruling that took away a lesbian mother’s adoption rights. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in […]

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Morning Headlines: Underground Transformer Fire Knocked Out Power in Center City

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know: An underground transformer fire plunged parts of Rittenhouse into darkness. What city officials called an underground transformer explosion […]

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25 Signs From the Anti-UberX Protest That Shut Down Center City

About 100 cab and Uber Black drivers shut down traffic in Center City today with a protest against Lyft and UberX outside City Hall. The […]