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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 […]


Here’s What You People Lost in Philly Ubers

I have taken literally hundreds of Uber rides since the company launched in the Philadelphia area way back in 2012, and I have never, ever […]


Uber Unveils Subscription Service Test for Philly Riders

As if Amazon Prime, Spotify and Netflix subscriptions weren’t enough, here’s another service we might all be adding to monthly expenses soon: Uber just began […]

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Man Claims Uber Driver Beat Him Unconscious In University City

Three days before Christmas, Cabrini College director of public safety Joseph Fusco attended a holiday party in University City, organized by the security company Allied […]

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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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UberX Driver Sentenced to 7-1/2 to 10 Years for Sexually Assaulting Passenger

A Philadelphia UberX driver has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half to 10 years in state prison for the June 2015 sexual assault of a female passenger, […]

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PPA: Uber Can Operate Legally During SEPTA Troubles

The Philadelphia Parking Authority will allow Uber to operate legally throughout the coming weeks while SEPTA runs on a heavily adjusted schedule that has left Regional […]

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Philly Uber Driver Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Female Passenger

Less than a year since his arrest, 47-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man Abdellah Elkaddi has been convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman who was a […]

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Philly UberX Driver Gets Tired, Gives Keys to Passenger, Police Chase Ensues

When Juan Carlos had to get from Philadelphia to his college in lovely upstate New York last Saturday, he for whatever reason, decided that UberX […]

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Philly Woman Sues Uber Over Alleged UberX Rape

A Philadelphia woman and her husband have filed a lawsuit against Uber and a former UberX driver, claiming that she was raped in the man’s UberX […]

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UberPool: I Came, I Saw, I Took Forever to Get Home

Although Uber’s UberPool service debuted in Philadelphia a full month ago now, I’m still talking to a lot of regular Uber users who haven’t taken […]

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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 […]

Anti-UberX and Lyft protest signs
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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]