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.
“Everybody operates in the city like the wild, wild West.”
It’s a special ~NFL Draft~ edition.
Hate surge pricing? Meet ‘dynamic delivery,’ which blindsides customers who’ve ordered before, but can’t again.
Proof positive the City of Brotherly Love isn’t like other places: The no. 1 item.
Students can get $1.99 flat fares to and from the Olney SEPTA station… for a limited time only.
What to tell your weird, out-of-town family members about our fair city.
Just call your car, enter your polling location, and enter the promo code.
The epic 2-year war with the PPA involved lobbying, partisanship, taxis… and horses.
All they need now is Governor Tom Wolf’s signature.
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.
Riders can relax.
Both ridesharing services vowed late Thursday to keep operating while they appeal.