3 Taxi Medallions Sold by Phila. Parking Authority, At Bargain-Basement PricesFinally, success for the Philadelphia Parking Authority's taxi medallion auction. But the price was far from what the PPA originally hoped for.
Regulators Pushing For Upgrades to Philadelphia's Taxicab FleetThe Parking Authority's general counsel admits that taxi operators are likely to resist these changes, and will make their displeasure known as the proposals are opened to public comment.
All Philadelphia Taxicabs Will Get Security Cameras"If people know that their face is going to be shown on KYW or CBS, they're less likely to assault these drivers," said the president of the Taxi Workers Alliance.
45 New Philadelphia Taxi Medallions OK'd For Wheelchair-Accessible CabsThe Philadelphia Parking Authority also approved new rules requiring two security cameras in every taxicab.
45 New Philadelphia Taxis Will Include Wheelchair AccessibilityPhiladelphia is now one step closer to having wheelchair-accessible taxicabs available.
Phila. Taxi Regulators Urged To Widen Access For HandicappedBut members of Philadelphia City Council found no easy answers.
Philadelphia Tourism Agency Uses Social Media To Promote City At Home And AbroadThe Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau launched two social media campaigns for the month of November designed to promote the city here and across the pond.
Philadelphia Taxi Drivers Plead For Better On-The-Job ProtectionsSince May, when one taxi operator was murdered in West Philadelphia, other drivers have been stabbed, choked, beaten, threatened, and shot.
Philadelphia Cab Drivers Demand In-Cab Cameras To Deter AssaultsRonald Blount, president of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania, led a noontime rally of about 100 cabbies at 31st and Market Streets on Friday.