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Critics of Horse Drawn Carriage Rides in Philly Hope for an Electric Replacement in the Near Future

Emma Lee

Opponents of the use of horse drawn carriages to take Philly tourists on rides through Old City are hopeful the end of the tradition could be near. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports.

(Original air-date: 3/31/23)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.