Posts Tagged ‘labor day’

The Needle: Uber Debate Returns

Forever War: Can you muster enough feeling—on a Friday, no less!—to care about another bout between once-controversial sedan service Uber and the D.C. Taxicab Commission? This time, it involves Uber Taxi. -4
Tunnel of Love: Metro is launching a new week-long pass aimed at people who take frequent, short trips. +2

The Needle: Labor Day Edition

Oh, You're Still Here: Labor Day weekend would be a great time to get out of town—power's back on at the Delaware and Maryland beaches after Hurricane Irene, there's no work Monday, and the weather's getting humid again after a week of paradise. But travel is expected to fall by 2.3 percent this weekend, thanks [...]

The Needle: Labor Day Weekend Edition

Red Line Shutdown: Five stations on Metrorail's Red Line will be shuttered this weekend for extensive track maintenance. If you're headed in the direction of Silver Spring and Glenmont, be aware that you'll have to take a shuttle bus from Fort Totten or Georgia Avenue-Petworth. -2
New York's Loss Is D.C.'s Gain: Up in New York [...]

Happy (No) Labor Day!

Happy "You Don't Have to Show Up at the Office for Some Reason Having to Do with Labor Unions" Day, one and all!
"The only liberty an inferior man really cherishes is the liberty to quit work, stretch out in the sun, and scratch himself." -H.L. Mencken
Now go, do it!