PPA Scraps New Taxi Medallions Due To Low SalesThe medallions, required to operate a cab, were the first new ones to be authorized for the city in 15 years, so the Parking Authority expected sales would be brisk and offered them at auction for a minimum bid of $475,000.
No Bids At Parking Authority Taxi Medallion AuctionWhat 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.
Technology Helps Reconnect People With Items They Left Behind In A TaxiPeople 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.
Both Suspects Wanted For Cab Driver Stabbing In Police CustodyTwenty-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.
Health: Taxi DangersHis face was crushed. The television personality Marc Summers broke almost every bone in his face.
Suspect Arrested After Trying To Steal Philadelphia CabOne suspect is in custody after they tried to steal a city cab, says Philadelphia police.
Stars at the Shore: Tony DanzaTony 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.
Severe Weather Causes Heavy Water Damage During the storm wicked weather took down trees and flooded streets in parts of Philadelphia.
One Injured, One Critical After Taxi Slams Into Car In North PhiladelphiaAt least two people were injured in an early morning car accident in North Philadelphia.
Taxi Owners Not Satisfied With PPA Appointed Dispatching CompanyJeff 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.
People Flock To 30th Street Station To Head Home After The HolidayThe Sunday after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year with millions of people taking to the roads, rails and sky.