People seem to take cabs a lot more in Philly than any place else I've ever lived. Why is that, and what should I know about "cabbing it," including how much to tip?
Philly is generally pretty easy to get around: It's small and walkable, and has reasonable parking and a lot of car sharing options. However, public transportation is fairly limited compared to a lot of cities, and even when your destination is, objectively-speaking, not so far away, sometimes a cab just makes sense. I spend a lot of...