The epic 2-year war with the PPA involved lobbying, partisanship, taxis… and horses.
Uber and Lyft are thisclose to being legal.
Months of amendments mean the bill is three times larger than the fall 2015 version.
An appeals judge nullified a Philly judge’s cease-and-desist order.
Language in the state’s fiscal code, passed by the state House today, means Uber is legal in Philly — for the time being.
More UberX drivers could take to Philly’s roads, causing less surge pricing — but Lyft isn’t involved at all.
Seasoned drivers say any extra money they’re promised isn’t worth the hassle.
The chief executives of the state and its second-largest city said the record fine paints the state as “not a welcoming place for 21st century businesses.”