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.
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