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Taxi drivers block D.C. streets, demand regulations for ride-share businesses

Hundreds of cabs flooded Pennsylvania Avenue late Wednesday morning, blocking streets and blaring their horns, to demand that the D.C. Council create an even playing field for transportation businesses.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: taxi protest, Uber, Lyft, ridesharing, D.C. Council


Md., Va., decide fates of car-sharing services; take opposite positions

Two months after Virginia sent cease desist orders to car-sharing services Uber and Lyft, the two companies have agreed to meet a series of insurance and legal requirements in order to operate legally in the commonwealth.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Tags: car sharing, Uber, Lyft, Virginia DMV

Goldwyn: Uber, Lyft technology can help taxi industry

Apps such as Uber X, Lyft and other tech-based private ride-sharing programs are disrupting the taxi cab industry -- but embracing the technology behind them may help the industry, according to Eric Goldwyn, contributor for The New Yorker and City Lab.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 09:59pm EDT

Tags: taxi driver, Uber, UberX, Lyft, taxi regulations, protest, Eric Goldwyn


London's Green Tomato car service comes to D.C.

A new environmentally friendly car service will make its international debut in D.C.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:59pm EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, Green Tomato, Uber, Lyft, Car Service


Take Your Dog To Work Day

Pet Sitters International creates TYDTWDay to celebrate dogs and help make and encourage their adoptions.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, take your dog to work day, Lyft,, pet sitters international

Taxi, limo companies say Uber, Lyft break the rules

The association behind taxi and limo companies is firing back after the rideshare company Uber refused to honor a cease-and-desist order from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 04:46am EDT

Tags: Uber, Lyft, taxi, limo, Megan Cloherty, CNBC

Va. orders Uber, Lyft to stop operating in state

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says that ride services Lyft and Uber are violating state law and must stop operating immediately.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: Uber, Lyft, ridesharing, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles