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More than 25 percent of Philadelphia taxis may be forced off the streets by Friday evening for lack of adequate insurance coverage, the Philadelphia Parking Authority said Thursday.
A weekend sting by the Philadelphia Parking Authority impounded five cars linked to the popular ride-sharing app UberX, which launched despite warnings that it’s illegal.
SEPTA's board of directors on Thursday approved the recently negotiated contract with 5,000 bus drivers, subway and trolley operators, cashiers, and mechanics.
The Street: Uber already has an educational footprint. Last week, it announced a partnership with Chicago's Robert Morris University, which will offer drivers a 10% reduction on their tuition. But what exactly is the Uber Scholar program?
For the fourth time in a month, new Philadelphia taxicab medallions went unsold at auction, illuminating the financial impact of Uber's entry into the market.
Federal authorities say a destructive agricultural pest was found in the bags of airline passengers at Philadelphia International Airport twice recently.
JetBlue Airways said Wednesday it plans to cut legroom on its planes and charge baggage fees for the lowest-fare tickets.
JetBlue will add bag fees and squeeze seats a bit closer together as it tries to boost profit.
Top PATCO officials, frustrated with continuing delays in getting refurbished trains into service, this week will visit the New York state factory where the cars are being rebuilt.
NEW YORK (AP) - Some passengers stranded for hours on a freezing subway train during a 2010 blizzard are getting $2,500 from New York City's transit agency.
Up to 125 workers at Philadelphia International Airport are planning a work stoppage Thursday in protest of what they say are poor wages and working conditions.
HARRISBURG - UberX, the controversial ride-sharing service, won approval Thursday to operate in most of Pennsylvania, but not in Philadelphia.
With Thanksgiving around the corner and nearly 25 million travelers expected to take to the skies for the holiday, the Transportation Security Administration is asking fliers to check their pockets, luggage, and handbags before arriving at airport security checkpoints.
The Street: If you're like most people, you see adorable pictures of babies pop up in your feed all the time, from proud friends and family. If you're a parent, you may upload photos of your own beautiful brood – but just because sharing your child's image is an everyday occurrence doesn't mean it's safe.
In a last-ditch effort to salvage the sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million, Revel's bankruptcy attorney has scheduled a meeting Monday in New York to pursue negotiations.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.
The Federal Communications Commission can move forward with its review of Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. without disclosing confidential programming contracts, a federal appeals court said Friday.
The Street: Jim Cramer's tribute to his dad begins, "Pop loved seven things: his business, the stock market, his independence, his workouts, his country, the Eagles and his family. He talked about them until he died Wednesday night at a hospital in Philadelphia."
The Street: When misfit cars meet the end of their run, dealerships can't get them out the door quickly enough, and each year brings another deathwatch. Here are just five cars you won't be seeing again after we roll into 2015:
Gadget lovers, get into gear! The Black Friday shopping frenzy has already begun.
Held hostage for a year by hope that they might snag a casino license, two pieces of prime central Philadelphia real estate lost that gamble this week - but may yet cash in, as all eyes await Plan B for both locations in a hot downtown market.
U.S. stocks capped a week that already had several record highs by delivering a couple more. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index carved out all-time highs Friday, extending the market's gains for the week.
In the Region 34 states see jobless decline Unemployment rates fell in Pennsylvania and 33 other states in October, a sign that steady hiring this...
NEW YORK (AP) - A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a simple white flower has sold for $44.4 million, more than triple the previous auction record for a work by a female artist.