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A real ride-sharing experience coming to Philly?

Uber Black, UberX and Lyft are all operating in Philly — with varying degrees of success and approval from the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Opponents say the app-based services are taking jobs from taxi drivers, but proponents say they offer a streamlined user experience for those wanting to hail a cab and pay for it electronically. But there’s complicated policy to work out at the state and local level as legislators try to determine how and where the services should be allowed.

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