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Uber Launched its Own Video Game

So, Uber just launched a new video game. Seriously. But it’s not just meant to be a good time — it’s meant to recruit new […]


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 […]


BizFeed: Urban Outfitters’ Shocking Nosedive

1. Urban Outfitters’ Dreadful Earnings Report Sends Stock Tumbling 16 Percent The News: Well I guess the experts were wrong. In a shocking earnings report, Urban […]


Real-Time Digital TransitScreens Coming to Center City Office Buildings

Commerce Square debuted a new outdoor digital screen that will actually be helpful to the throngs of office workers, commuters and visitors in Center City. Brandywine Realty Trust […]

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Uber Forced to Provide Top-Secret Data to Pennsylvania Regulators

As the Philadelphia Parking Authority carries on its war against massively popular smart phone-based car service Uber — a service that continues to operate in Philadelphia […]

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Uber Will Bring You a Bike Helmet on Demand for $10 Today

Got your Indego bike share key but no helmet? No worries: Today, starting at 11 a.m., to celebrate the launch of Philly’s new bike share […]

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Make a Shark Tank-style Pitch in an Uber on Friday

Getting 15 minutes of uninterrupted time to pitch an idea to a venture capitalist has quite a bit of value. So does a free Uber […]

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UberX Hits One Million Rides in Region, Still Illegal in Philadelphia

Uber’s low-cost, cheaper-than-a-cab UberX service may have its naysayers — including the Philadelphia Parking Authority, which maintains that the service is still very much illegal — but […]

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Buy This App and Never Talk to Your Child Again!

When I wrote a few years back about the precipitous drop-off in the number of young men getting driver’s licenses, Uber was just beginning to […]


How Car Sharing Can Solve Philly’s Parking Problems

When City Council approved a new zoning code back in 2012, advocates for a more walkable, cycling- and transit-friendly city had mixed reactions to the […]

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The Confessions of Philly’s Delivery Brigade

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Woman Says She Was Raped By UberX Driver in Philadelphia

A woman has alleged that an UberX driver raped her after picking her up in Old City on February 6th, according to a report she filed […]

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The Price of a Philadelphia Taxi Medallion Keeps on Dropping

The taxi business apparently isn’t what it used to be in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Parking Authority in May will start selling cab medallions — the […]

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No More Stinky, Old, Beat Up Cabs for Philadelphia?

Anyone (okay, almost anyone) who rides taxicabs in Philadelphia with any frequency knows that compared to other major cities, our cabs are pretty terrible, which […]

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Uber Helping PPA Bust UberX Drivers

Two weeks ago, UberX drivers in the Philadelphia area received an email from Uber HQ telling them that if they wanted to remain Uber “partners,” […]