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3 On Your Side: Uber Passenger Rating

The ride-sharing service Uber has become extremely popular and after taking a trip riders can rate how good or bad their driver was. But did you know that Uber drivers can also rate passengers? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains.

03/12/2015

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Unsolicited Text Messages May Be Illegal

As if phone calls from telemarketers weren’t annoying enough, now there are unsolicited text messages – though they may be illegal.

02/13/2015

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Surge Protector App

SurgeProtector gives you a little support when Uber’s prices surge, offering nearby areas you could walk that have lower pricing.

01/22/2015

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Philadelphia Taxi Companies Take Uber To Court

Dozens of Philadelphia taxi companies are asking a federal judge to shut down their rival, Uber car service.

12/26/2014

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Uber Offering Delivery Lunch For A Good Cause On Thursday

If you don’t want to brave the cold, Uber is offering a one-day-only way to get lunch from Philadelphia restaurant Sbraga without leaving your desk.

12/11/2014

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Social Media Today: Super, Snapcash, and Spotify Partners With Uber

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/18/2014

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Uber X Service Wins OK In Much Of Pennsylvania

The 4-1 vote will allow the smartphone app-based service to provide cars in the Pittsburgh area and across much of the state, but not in Philadelphia, where the city’s oft-feared parking authority regulates taxis.

11/13/2014

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Nutter Urges End To Standoff Between Parking Authority and ‘Uber’ Service

The Philadelphia Parking Authority cracked down over the weekend, impouding six vehicles and fining the drivers $1,000 each.

10/27/2014

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VP Of Yellow Cab Company On UberX: ‘You Don’t Know The Background Of The Person Picking You Up’

On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano spoke with Ed Burkhardt, Vice President of the Yellow Cab Company, about the impact of the UberX car service in Philadelphia.

10/27/2014

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Uber Should Be Kicked Out of Pennsylvania, Regulatory Officials Recommend

PUC spokeswoman Denise McCracken says two administrative law judges have recommended against sanctioning the operations of the ride share company in Pennsylvania.

09/25/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Regroup on Regulations For Ride-Sharing Services

A bill that would create a regulatory structure for ride-share services (such as Uber and Lyft) was scheduled for a state House committee vote today but was pulled from the agenda.

09/23/2014

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Uber Rolls Out Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

The cost is the same as their traditional service, which starts at a base fare of $7 with a minimum trip of $12. There are caravans equipped with ramps, Mercedes Sprinters, and — for a base fare of $14 and a $25 minimum cost — big Ford minibuses.

09/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Oculus Deal Done, Facebook Adds Save Button, Uber Wi-Fi

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/22/2014

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Uber Philadelphia Serving Up On-Demand Ice Cream

On Friday, Uber customers can order up an ice cream truck via the Uber smartphone app between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

07/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.17.14

Chris discusses President Obama’s visit to Delaware today, Senator Bob Casey joining the opposition to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and Sixer draft pick Joel Embiid trying to pick up Kim Kardashian on Twitter. He talks to Steve-O from Jackass at 7:20, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Rick Grimaldi at 8, and Florida Congressman Jeff Miller at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/17/2014

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