• Md. regulators approve settlement with Uber

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland regulators have approved a settlement with Uber that will place the popular ride share service under state regulation. Under the terms of the settlement Uber’s subsidiary, Drinnen, would be required to…

  • Lawmaker targets taxi industry in letter

    ROCKVILLE, Md. — Taxicabs have a difficult job competing with Uber and Lyft, but their presence is now opening some old wounds between drivers and taxi owners in Montgomery County. Drivers feel exploited.  They are…

  • McAuliffe signs new Va. law regulating ride-sharing companies

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are now completely street legal in Virginia. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation Tuesday that regulates how ride-sharing companies operate in the state. Virginia has…

  • UberX fares cut to spur ridership

    WASHINGTON – Uber is dangling a promotional rate in front of would-be riders in the D.C. area, hoping it encourages more users to request a ride. The popular ridesharing service on Friday announced it was…

  • WARL, Uber team up to deliver puppies around D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Want to play with a puppy without the long-term obligation? The Washington Animal Rescue League is teaming up with Uber and Animal Planet to deliver dogs to your doorstep for a good cause…

  • Uber delivering kittens for National Cat Day

    Cat fans, rejoice! Wednesday is National Cat Day, and Uber is offering kitten deliveries in exchange for a donation.

  • 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 –…

  • Uber’s carpooling concept could make its way to DC

    Popular ride-sharing company Uber is testing out a concept called \”Uber Pool,\” which could come to D.C.

  • 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.

  • Montgomery County tells Uber to follow taxi rules

    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…

  • DC taxi commission cracks down on Uber drivers

    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…

  • Uber launches Corner Store delivery in D.C.

    Uber has launched a new service to deliver items ranging from candy to condoms in parts of Washington, D.C.

  • Maryland commission rules Uber must be regulated

    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…

  • 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.

  • New Uber service to match carpoolers

    A new service coming soon from ride-sharing service Uber will be able to match carpoolers.