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  • Snow emergency fare in effect for D.C. taxicabs

    WASHINGTON – A snow emergency fare is in effect into Tuesday for D.C. taxicabs. According to the District’s Taxicab Commission, the fare will remain in effect for 12 hours beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb.…

  • DC taxis protest council’s Uber vote

    UPDATE: Tuesday – 10/28/2014, 2:22pm ET WASHINGTON – The D.C. Council has passed a bill regulating ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. Stay with WTOP for updates on this developing story. EARLIER: Tuesday –…

  • Anonymous program nabs taxi violations in D.C.

    In a 30-day period ending last month, D.C. cab drivers refused 84 of 308 potential customers in an anonymous rider program.

  • Accessible cab company hopes to launch in Arlington

    A new taxi company that hopes to have a fleet of wheelchair-accessible vehicles is applying for taxi licenses in Arlington, but it may have an uphill climb.

  • Police investigate taxi wreck that killed 2 in Va.

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating a taxi wreck that killed the driver and a passenger in Rockbridge County. State police tell media outlets that the taxi caught fire after it ran…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Taxi drivers chafe at credit-card deadline

    All D.C. taxis must allow passengers to pay with a credit card before the end of September, but some feel D.C. Taxicab Commissioner Ron Linton is rushing them.

  • More area cabs moving to credit cards

    The Alexandria City Council this week moved to require all cabs in the city to accept credit cards by September, with fares remaining the same. And this weekend, the first D.C. cabs with credit-card readers are on the road. With them comes a new fare structure.

  • 2 taxi passengers killed in Fairfax Co. crash

    Two men were killed early Saturday morning when the taxi they were riding in was struck head-on by another car on Fairfax County Parkway.

  • D.C. man gets 78 years for raping three women

    A D.C. man who posed as a cab driver, was
    convicted Monday of sexually assaulting and
    kidnapping three women who had hailed the man\’s
    cab.

  • Better and more expensive taxi rides coming to D.C.

    Taking a taxi in the Nation\’s capital is about to
    get more expensive, but it will also be safer and
    more convenient.

  • D.C. Taxicab Commission warns of attacks by drivers

    The D.C. Taxicab Commission says that seven passengers have been attacked by their drivers over the past few weeks.

  • What do you think of taxis in D.C.?

    No, it\’s not a rhetorical question. A new survey wants to know your views on cab service in the District.