Philadelphia taxi, UberX drivers threaten to boycott Democratic National Convention

March 30, 2016 4:16 AM

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Philadelphia taxi, UberX drivers threaten to boycott Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia taxi, limo and Uber Black drivers said Monday they plan to boycott this summer’s Democratic National Convention unless lawmakers address Lyft and UberX services that have allegedly operated illegally in the city since 2014.

The Philadelphia Limousine Association and two taxi groups said in a statement they would refuse to pick up people during the convention July 25-28 if the city doesn’t crack down on UberX and Lyft drivers. According to Philly.com, Ali Razak, the head of the Limousine Association, said drivers would ...

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