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D.C Taxi Commission Thinks Cabbies Talk Funny

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Taxicab Commission forbid a Washington cab driver from speaking at a public meeting Wednesday because he didn't provide written...

D.C. Taxicab Commission Should Reverse Course and Re-Legalize UberX

Michael Hamilton | Posted 10.20.2013 | DC
Michael Hamilton

If District regulation of for-hire vehicles is designed to protect consumers, then UberX should clearly be allowed to operate.

Uber Threatens To End On-Demand Taxi Service In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

In December, the D.C. Council passed a legal framework that officially made Uber, the on-demand taxi service, legal in the District. And ever since...

Video Shows Taxi Drivers Discriminating Against Black Customers

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

Finding a cab in D.C. can often be a difficult task. Due to discrimination by taxi drivers, some have a much more difficult time than others. A WUS...

Shocking Way D.C. Taxis Treat People With Disabilities

Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's a video that's hard to watch. WUSA9 went undercover to see how D.C. cabs treated people with disabilities. The results are shock...

Are The New D.C. Taxis Terrible?

Posted 05.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the D.C. Taxicab Commission unveiled the new colors for city taxis -- "D.C. Circulator Red" with a "Warm Grey" stripe. ...

BIZARRE Change Coming

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.14.2013 | DC

Red. It has been said it is the color of anger, danger and fear. If that is the case then it may be fitting that the red is the color a D.C. Tax...

D.C. Mandates Huge Taxicab Upgrade

AP | Posted 01.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- All taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit cards by March 30. The D.C. Taxicab Commission announced Fri...

Transformational Transportation -- The Rise of Uber

Mike Montgomery | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

The Uber application combines mobile technology with the taxi and sedan industry. No more fighting for a cab. No more wondering if it'll show up. No more anonymous drivers, no more weird back seat odors, and no more mad dashes to the cash machine.

D.C. Taxi Passengers Get New Warning

Posted 04.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton has a warning for passengers, especially women: Beware of aggressive cab dri...

Red And White Cabs May Be D.C.'s Pick For Color Scheme

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital may have settled on a uniform color scheme for its taxicabs: red and white. Those are the two colors that Distri...

Mayor Gray: Leave D.C.'s Taxicab System Alone

Eli Lehrer | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC
Eli Lehrer

Pro-consumer as they sound, the proposals to require that cabs all be painted the same color, start taking credit cards, and have better-trained drivers threaten to undermine what's arguably the best taxicab system in America.

How High Will D.C. Taxi Fares Go?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Riding a cab in the nation's capital is becoming more expensive. On Tuesday morning, members of the D.C. Taxicab Commission OK'd a p...