Ka-Ching! Philadelphia Taxi Riders Begin Paying Fuel SurchargesBeginning May 1st, the per-trip fuel surcharge is $1.25. It is adjusted each month based on gasoline prices.
Floating Fuel Surcharge Added To Philadelphia Taxicab FaresTaxi owners, who say they've suffered under rising fuel prices, are pleased.
Philadelphia Taxi Drivers Don't Want To Be Saddled With Cost of Wheelchair AccessThe Parking Authority wants to require 300 of the city's 1,600 taxicabs to be made wheelchair accessible this year, and all of them by 2016.
Part 4: The Other Side of the Coin"I don't think anybody else wanted the task of regulating the taxi industry," says the owner of a Philadelphia cab company who thinks the Parking Authority is doing a pretty good job of it.