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(Taxicabs load up passengers outside 30th Street Station, in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

No Bids At Parking Authority Taxi Medallion Auction

What if they threw an auction and nobody came? That’s essentially what happened when the Parking Authority offered the first two of 45 new medallions last week.

10/26/2014

credit: John Ostapkovich

Technology Helps Reconnect People With Items They Left Behind In A Taxi

People accidentally leave all sort of stuff in taxis and limosines, but if they leave it in one regulated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, there’s a good chance of getting it back.

07/16/2014

Suspect Luis Moreno (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Both Suspects Wanted For Cab Driver Stabbing In Police Custody

Twenty-one-year-old Luis Moreno was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery and related charges in connection to the incident, which happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday at Front and Christian Streets in Queen Village.

09/03/2013

Marc Summers Taxi Dangers

Health: Taxi Dangers

His face was crushed. The television personality Marc Summers broke almost every bone in his face.

02/11/2013

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Suspect Arrested After Trying To Steal Philadelphia Cab

One suspect is in custody after they tried to steal a city cab, says Philadelphia police.

01/12/2013

Tony Danza

Stars at the Shore: Tony Danza

Tony Danza, the 61-year-old actor best known for his roles in the iconic television shows ‘Who’s the Boss?’ and ‘Taxi,’ has hosted his own talk show, starred on Broadway and appeared on numerous TV series and films.

08/14/2012

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Severe Weather Causes Heavy Water Damage

During the storm wicked weather took down trees and flooded streets in parts of Philadelphia.

06/02/2012

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One Injured, One Critical After Taxi Slams Into Car In North Philadelphia

At least two people were injured in an early morning car accident in North Philadelphia.

04/28/2012

file photo (credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Taxi Owners Not Satisfied With PPA Appointed Dispatching Company

Jeff Hornstein of the newly-formed “Greater Philadelphia Taxi Association” says the contractor VTS is primarily a credit card processing company and that there have been multiple problems with its attempt to become a dispatching service.

12/19/2011

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People Flock To 30th Street Station To Head Home After The Holiday

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year with millions of people taking to the roads, rails and sky.

11/27/2011

Access Denied: Philadelphia Has No Handicapped-Accessible Taxis

A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

09/26/2011

Attacks

Police: Suspect Preying On Women Exiting Cabs

A warning for women from Philadelphia police: Beware of your surroundings.

11/23/2010

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