The Philadelphia Parking Authority is lowering the opening bid for new taxi medallions because it’s been unable to sell any at the current asking price.
Flashing “trouble lights” could soon be mandatory on Philadelphia cabs to alert the passing public that a driver is possibly being attacked or robbed and needs help.
Waterlogged vehicles and gas shortages left New York City cab drivers without a source of income. Drivers for Freedom Taxi in Philadelphia knew they dodged a bullet and felt compelled to reach out.
A Philadelphia taxi cab driver’s license was suspended after being caught on surveillance camera apparently defecating on the street.
A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.