Philly Taxi Operators Keep Cruising In Uber Regulation Suit

Law360, New York (June 7, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT) -- More than 300 Philadelphia taxicab operators have plausibly shown their constitutional rights were violated when the city’s parking authority refused to regulate ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, a Pennsylvania federal judge said Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Michael M. Baylson refused to dismiss the operators’ claims that the Philadelphia Parking Authority violated their right to equal protection under the law and that the PPA’s refusal to regulate the so-called transportation network companies, or TNCs, amounted to an unlawful taking of the value of their medallions....
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