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Amtrak Strikes 30th Street Station Deal With Lyft

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    Amtrak Strikes 30th Street Station Deal With Lyft
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    Passengers line up at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

    Travelers departing from Amtrak's 30th Street Station now have a new option for catching a ride home from the University City transit hub.

    The rail service provider and Lyft announced last week a new partnership that allows train passengers to book a trip with the rideshare company through Amtrak's mobile app.

    The deal came as a surprise to medallion taxi leaders in Philadelphia, where there has been a lengthy history of contention between the traditional cab companies, ridesharing firms and the agency tasked with overseeing them – the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

    To read the full story including reaction from cabdrivers, click here.


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