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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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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 […]


Uber, Lyft Drivers Can Now Unionize in Seattle. Could Philly Be Next?

Seattle has become the first American city to pass an ordinance allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize. As is the standard in the sharing or […]


Pa. Senator Wants to Legalize UberX, Lyft in Philly

Hailing an UberX may now be worse than taking a Philly cab these days, but the service’s popularity is undeniable. The problem? UberX (as well as […]


Can SEPTA Plausibly Offer an Uber-like Bus Service?

The prospect of on-demand mass transit — basically the Uber model, but with buses or vans — has been the subject of plenty of speculation […]

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PPA Sting Operation Nets One Lyft Impoundment

On Friday night, the new Lyft “ridesharing” service hit the streets of Philadelphia. And so did undercover agents from the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Taxi & […]


Lyft Has Launched in Philadelphia — Is it Any Different From Uber?

Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in Philadelphia on Friday evening, and it went generally as expected: As the taxi association warned, the PPA conducted sting operations. […]

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As Lyft Launches, Taxi Association Issues Warning to Drivers

Lyft — lauded just yesterday in a unanimous resolution by Philadelphia City Council — is scheduled to launch at 6 p.m. today, and, like UberX before […]

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City Council: We Want UberX, Lyft

With ride-hailing service Lyft scheduled to launch today at 6 p.m. to compete with UberX, City Council yesterday passed a resolution that states in no uncertain […]

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Lyft Is Launching in Philadelphia on Friday

Ride-hailing service Lyft announced today that it will launch its service in Philadelphia on Friday, January 30th. The company had been advertising for drivers in […]


Lyft Planning to Launch in Philadelphia

Lyft, the ride-hailing service that is the chief competitor to Uber, is planning to launch in Philadelphia. Billy Penn reported on a Craigslist ad asking […]