Philly Voice – State House committee to consider legalizing Uber, Lyft in Philly
“I think the PPA has come around to the reality that ride-sharing is here to stay,” said Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a coalition member. “It’s appropriate that a regulator like the PPA be in charge of oversight over consumer safety. It’s also appropriate that the regulator recover the cost for their oversight efforts from the industry itself. I get that.
“But they don’t stop with just cost recovery,” he added. “They’re trying to make the licensing fees a brand new revenue source for the city of Philadelphia.”