WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has approved a bill that regulates popular ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. The bill gained initial approval on Tuesday by a 12-1 vote. Among other things, it…
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.
The D.C. Yellow Cab insignia will live on — in black.
Free cab rides through SoberRide will be offered in the Washington metro area from 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 until 4 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1.
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.
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.
Thousands of D.C. cabs still have no credit card readers even though the deadline has passed. Drivers who obtained a waiver have until Sept. 30 to have the equipment installed.