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Uber driver flees inspector, takes passengers for wild ride

Tuesday afternoon an Uber driver took several passengers for a wild ride after the driver fled a D.C. taxi inspector and traveled into Virginia.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 07:09pm EDT

Tags: uber, taxis, D.C. Taxicab Commission

Cabbies say they haven't received credit card fares

Some D.C. taxi drivers say now that they've installed credit card machines in their cabs, they haven't received thousands of dollars in credit card fares.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 09:48am EDT

Tags: taxis, taxi fares, cabs, D.C. Taxicab Commission

D.C. cabbies file lawsuit over new requirements

A group of cab drivers is calling the new cab requirements discriminatory and a violation of their privacy. Five drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the D.C. Taxicab Commission, its chairman and the mayor.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:59pm EDT

Tags: taxis, D.C. Taxicab Commission, credit cards, Megan Cloherty, class-action lawsuit

Pull out the plastic, D.C. cabs now take cards

Ninety percent of all cabs operating within the District now accept credit cards.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 10:15pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Taxicab Commission, credit cards, transportation, andrew mollenbeck

80 percent of cabs to meet credit card deadline

The D.C. taxi commission said they would consider hardship appeals on a case-by-case basis for those drivers who have not yet received waivers and won't have the equipment in time to meet the deadline.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 07:56pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Taxicab Commission, taxi, credit cards

Not all D.C. cabs ready for credit cards

Passengers must wait a little longer before every D.C. taxicab is equipped with credit card readers. More than half of the city's cabs will not be ready to accept cashless payments by the Sept. 1 deadline.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, credit card, D.C. Taxicab Commission, taxicab

D.C. government strikes $48M, 15-year Anacostia lease deal

The D.C. Taxicab Commission, the D.C. Lottery and the D.C. Department of Transportation's Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center all currently located in various, privately owned Anacostia buildings will move to the renovated 2235 Shannon Place SE once its rehabilitation is complete in roughly 12 months.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 03:07pm EDT

Tags: D.C., anacostia, D.C. Taxicab Commission, D.C. Lottery, ddot

DC taxis to take credit cards by Aug. 31

Taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit and debit cards by the end of August.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 02:54am EDT

Tags: taxi, D.C. Taxicab Commission, credit card

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D.C. Taxicab Commission says Uber charges illegal tips

The D.C. Taxicab Commission says taxi and sedan service Uber is charging an automatic 20 percent tip on cab rides booked through its app or website, a practice the agency says is illegal.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 05:56am EST

Tags: D.C. Taxicab Commission, uber

D.C. taxicabs will allow credit cards by March 30

The D.C. Taxicab Commission, abandoning the effort for a standardize citywide smart meter, instead will issue regulations this week requiring all District taxis to accept credit cards by March 30.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 07:01am EST

Tags: D.C., D.C. Taxicab Commission

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