Philadelphia Regulators Seek Uber Ban, Legal Fees

In addition to its current practice of impounding vehicles being used as “unauthorized service providers,” Philadelphia regulators filed a lawsuit against Uber, a popular transportation network connecting drivers and riders directly, seeking $300,000 in fines and a complete ban of the company’s UberX basic level of service. Uber Black, Uber’s luxury-level ridesharing program, had already … Read more

Fatal Amtrak Crash Took Place Near Site of 1943 Philadelphia Rail Disaster

A train crash sparked chaos in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia Tuesday night, but seven decades prior, an even deadlier one took place nearby in what’s known as Frankford Junction. The Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 crash Tuesday night claimed the lives of at least five people and injured at minimum 50 more. Officials … Read more

Ride of the Week: Bentley Mulsanne-Inspired Grand Convertible

Bentley lengthens its legacy just in time for the Los Angeles Auto Show as the heritage automaker unveils the Grand Convertible for a possible 2015 release. Interesting that a car intended to “signify Bentley’s intentions for the future” would so closely reference the Mulsanne – one of the brand’s longstanding flagship models. The Grand Convertible … Read more