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How to Take UberPOOL and Not Kill the Other Passenger

If you took an UberX this weekend, you probably found yourself staring at an Uber app that looked a lot like this: If that confused […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: Jim Obergefell’s Scalia Tweet Goes Viral

Jim Obergefell tweets sincere condolences to late Justice Antonin Scalia’s family. Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in the landmark SCOTUS case Obergefell v. Hodges, sent condolences […]

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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 […]


UberPOOL Launching in Philly on Friday

Ready to share that Uber with a complete stranger? If so, you’ll be looking at a much cheaper ride. UberPOOL is launching on Friday in Philadelphia. It allows riders to […]


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, […]


Check Out Uber’s New Southwest Philly Office

Uber has opened a new office in Southwest Philly, which will help to better serve the company’s approximately 12,000 drivers in the region, according to […]

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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 […]


Uber Lowers Prices in 100 Cities, but Not Philly

Uber has announced that it’s lowering prices in 100 cities in the United States and Canada — but Philadelphia isn’t one of them. A spokesman […]


Luxe Valet is “Pausing” Service in Philadelphia

Any startup leader will tell you that if you’re going to fail — fail fast. Armed with a sleek smartphone app and a team of drivers dressed […]

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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 […]

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It’s Almost Christmas. Should You Tip Your Uber Driver?

I like to consider myself a pretty good tipper. Then again, I suspect tipping is like sex and dancing — everyone walks through this world […]

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Uber Administering Breathalyzer Test to Drunk People in Manayunk Tonight

If you’re like most Americans, you will be doing one of two things on Wednesday night: Baking pies for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner or going out […]