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Uber Fired This Philly Man Over a Crime He Committed in the 1980s

We hear a lot these days about how hard it is for someone leaving prison to reenter society and get a job. Well, it’s been […]

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I Love My Job: Transgender Uber Driver Victoria Miller

When I stepped into Victoria Miller’s Mazda two weeks ago one Saturday night, I had no idea I’d be stepping into the most relaxing Uber […]

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Uber Passenger Struck in Drive-By Shooting in Southwest Philly

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 22-year-old Uber passenger was struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting on Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia. CBS3 reports […]

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New PPA Chief Says Uber and Lyft Need to Disclose More Data

Have any clue how many trips Uber and Lyft drivers make in Philadelphia each day? No? That’s OK — neither does the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Despite deeply […]

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Pa. AG Shapiro Sues Uber Over Massive Data Breach

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has sued Uber over a massive data breach that is estimated to have affected roughly 57 million passengers and drivers […]

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“This Is Stupid”: What Philly Drivers and Riders Are Saying About Uber Pool Express

You’ve probably heard by now that Uber is once again trying to disrupt its own disruption. Last week, the company rolled out Uber Express Pool […]

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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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This Woman’s “Nightmare” Uber Ride Was Probably Worse Than Yours

We’ve heard lots of stories about horrible Uber rides, and if you take Uber with any regularity, the chances are that you have a story […]

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Philly College Students Say Uber Driver Stranded Them at Deserted Construction Site

Two students at Temple and Drexel universities say they had a nightmarish Uber rider earlier this month — and they’re warning other Philly women to […]

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Pa. AG: Philly Uber Driver Helped Rescue Human Trafficking Victim

A 21-year-old human trafficking victim lured to the East Coast from California was rescued by an Uber driver in Philly this weekend, according to the […]

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Penn Students Can Now Get Dirt Cheap Uber Rides

Uber has landed another deal with a Philadelphia-area institution and the new collaboration represents the company’s first partnership with an Ivy League school. The company […]

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Looking to Score an Impromptu Visit From the Phillie Phanatic?

It’s Wednesday. You probably rolled out of bed behind schedule, burnt your breakfast and now are reading this article instead of doing the work you’re […]

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Uber’s Philly Ride Pass: Worth It, but Impossible to Get

If you’re still riding with Uber, the company’s new “Ride Pass” option has officially launched with rates that are surprisingly enticing. The subscription service allows […]

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Highway Robbery: Uber Now Charging for Lost Item Returns

Raise your hand if you’ve ever absentmindedly left something behind in the back of a taxi or Uber, Philadelphia. I’ll bet a fair share of […]