Jim Ney

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philly Taxicab Riders Still Seeing Fuel Surcharge Despite Low Gas Prices…Why?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in years, leaving many Philadelphia taxicab riders to wonder why cabs are still adding a fuel surcharge to each ride.

01/05/2015

(New regulations for security cameras and for wheelchair accessibility in Philadelphia taxicabs were approved by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

45 New Philadelphia Taxi Medallions OK’d For Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs

The Philadelphia Parking Authority also approved new rules requiring two security cameras in every taxicab.

06/12/2014

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Phila. Parking Authority Clamping Down On ‘Sidecar’ Ride-Sharing Drivers

The Philadelphia Parking Authority says the service is illegal, impounding vehicles and issuing hefty fines.

02/27/2013

Philadelphia Parking Authority To Get New Fleet Of Ford Taxis

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has approved a new taxi manufactured by the Ford Motor Company in the U.S. but no word yet on when you will see one on Philly’s streets.

04/30/2011