Posts Tagged ‘dc cabs’

Hailo Cuts Prices, Hires “Rent Is Too Damn High” Guy to Call Out Uber

Hailo says Uber's prices are just too damn high.

D.C. Cab Commission May Launch New Van Service East of the River and in Other Neighborhoods

D.C. taxicabs have long been criticized for failing to serve low-income neighborhoods, particularly east-of-the-river neighborhoods in wards 7 and 8. But today, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chair Ron Linton says the commission  has a plan to put independently operated vans in these underserved areas.
The vans would take people anywhere from two to 20 blocks for a fixed rate of $5 or $6, with [...]

District Line Daily: Just Shoot Us

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D.C. nabbed Pierre Bagley from Hollywood. It's a long shot, but can he bring Hollywood to D.C? [...]

Teamsters and Cabbies Sue City to Stop Impounding Taxis

The alliance between D.C.'s cab drivers and the Teamsters labor union has made its first move—a lawsuit calling for the District to stop impounding cabs that do not meet the new modernization requirements until the city can prove the credit card system is reliable and there are enough dome lights available for installation.
The lawsuit—filed Tuesday [...]

D.C. Cab Drivers Partnering With Teamsters

District cab drivers feel like they didn't have a say in the latest change to the city's cab regulations, and now they're teaming up with the local Teamsters union to form a new association that says it would give the District's 6,000 cab drivers a collective voice.
The new D.C. Taxi Operators Association will have their first [...]

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