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Taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit and debit cards by the end of August.
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.
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.
All taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit cards by March 30.
The D.C. Taxi Cab Commission has authorized a $1 fee for each additional passenger taking a trip on Inauguration Day.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has rejected a plan by the city's taxi commission for a surcharge on some fares during Washington Nationals playoff games, WTOP has learned.
"D.C. has been just a particularly difficult place to do business. It's easier to do business in Paris than it is in the District," Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick.
District taxi drivers on Monday urged city administrators to create strict regulations for sedan drivers, including those working for popular town car service Uber.
The cost of a taxicab ride in the District of Columbia is now a little less expensive.
Officials are expecting taxi rides in the District of Columbia to soon be more expensive.