Cat fans, rejoice! Wednesday is National Cat Day, and Uber is offering kitten deliveries in exchange for a donation.
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 – 10/28/2014, 8:20am ET DC Council has passed the bill regulating #uber #lyft and other ride share. Cabbies protest #wtop 12-1
Popular ride-sharing company Uber is testing out a concept called \”Uber Pool,\” which could come to D.C.
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.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County officials want to know how Uber expanded its popular ride-sharing service into Bethesda without applying for country licenses. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1xjWGD1 ) reports the county is demanding that Uber explain why it’s not complying with rules that govern the county’s taxi companies. Uber began serving Bethesda last year.…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Taxicab Commission is cracking down on Uber drivers for accepting street hails, but Uber says the commission is abusing its power. Commission spokesman Neville Waters says inspectors issued 11 tickets Wednesday evening in a four-hour period to Uber drivers. The tickets were issued outside the Fannie Mae headquarters building on…
Uber has launched a new service to deliver items ranging from candy to condoms in parts of Washington, D.C.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland body that oversees transit ruled that a popular web-based ride sharing service is subject to state regulation. The Maryland Public Service Commission on Wednesday ruled that Uber Technologies Inc. must be regulated. Uber is a ride sharing company that connects drivers with passengers using a smart phone application. The PSC…
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.
A new service coming soon from ride-sharing service Uber will be able to match carpoolers.
Fresh off a row with Virginia, Uber has warned customers in
Maryland that possible regulations would dramatically alter service in the Free
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland’s capital until it registers as a cab service. Riders connect with drivers using Uber’s smartphone app. The company has been operating in Annapolis since May. On June 25, acting City Manager Brian Woodward sent a letter to the…
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.
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.
A new environmentally friendly car service will make its international debut in D.C.