PUC spokeswoman Denise McCracken says two administrative law judges have recommended against sanctioning the operations of the ride share company in Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
On Friday, Uber customers can order up an ice cream truck via the Uber smartphone app between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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.
Could Philadelphia be next?
The mobile app enables you to pay for taxi rides with a tap of your smartphone. The PPA and the vendor, VeriFone Systems, the maker of Way2Ride, also are working on the technology and logistics of using the app to hail a cab.
After braving multiple polar vortexes, a cruise in the tropics is sounding mighty inviting to many people in the Philadelphia area.
From kittens to Christmas tree deliveries, Uber has provided Philadelphians with more than just a ride to and from the bar.
By Jim Donovan: Too busy to go shopping for a Christmas tree? Well tomorrow, Thursday December 5th you can use your smartphone and have a Christmas tree delivered right to your door. Uber is teaming […]
For a total of $135, a netted Frazer Fir, seven to eight feet tall and fixed with a stand, will be delivered from Home Depot to your door.
Uber, which lets people order private drivers in sleek black cars using a smartphone app, is offering an ice cream-on-demand service — for one day only — in more than three dozen cities around the world, including Philadelphia.
There are many ways to shop this holiday season. You can go online or you can go to the mall. But have you ever thought of going to Facebook for gifts?
There’s a new service in Philly that aims to make ordering private car service easier than hailing a cab.