Dr. Gridlock: taxicabs


Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Nissan offers the ‘taxicab of the future’

In town for the Washington Auto Show, officials at Nissan show off their “taxicab of the future.”

By Lori Aratani  |  10:50 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Some D.C. cabs may not be able to accept credit cards

Gleike, one of eight companies responsible for providing credit card processing services to D.C. cab drivers, has stopped operating.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:03 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. taxicabs

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Most D.C. cabs accepting credit cards without hassle, undercover operation finds

Most D.C. taxi cab drivers are following rules that require them to accept credit and debit cards, officials say.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Four D.C. cab drivers face fines for credit card violations

Four D.C. taxi drivers could face up to $1000 in fines for not allowing passengers to pay by credit or debit card.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. taxicabs

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Taxi drivers could face higher fees at Reagan National

The dispatch fee paid by passengers whose trips originate at Reagan National would also increase under the airports authority’s plan.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Montgomery County cabbies protest credit card transaction fees

Dozens of Montgomery County taxi drivers are protesting the credit card transaction fees they say the county taxi companies charge them.

By Luz Lazo  |  03:33 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  montgomery county, taxicabs

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 11/06/2013

New lawsuit targets D.C. taxicab rules

A group of D.C. taxicab drivers affiliated with the Teamsters has filed a lawsuit against the District seeking more time to implement changes.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:40 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc taxicabs, taxis

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 10/30/2013

D.C.’s cab drivers join forces with the Teamsters

Hundreds of D.C. taxicab drivers attended the first organizing meeting of the D.C. Taxi Operators Association.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:04 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. taxicabs

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 10/24/2013

D.C.’s cab drivers are joining the Teamsters

Representatives from the Teamsters Union announced the formation of the D.C. Taxi Drivers Association.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:59 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. taxicabs, taxis

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Prince George's: Gaylord National Resort was wrong to bring in out-of-county cabbies

The county said out-of-county taxis who picked up fares at Gaylord broke county law.

By Luz Lazo  |  12:48 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Harbor, Prince George's Department of Transportation, taxicabs, taxis, Transportation

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Pr. George's cabbies complain about pick-ups at Gaylord National Resort

Prince George's cabbies have filed a complaint with the county claiming that Arlington County taxicabs picked up passengers at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center last week.

By Luz Lazo  |  12:41 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cabbies, Commuting, Prince George's, taxicabs, taxis, Transportation

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Prince George's taxicab drivers rally for fares at Gaylord National Resort

More than 75 Prince George's County taxicab drivers gathered outside the Gaylor National at National Harbor to protest the hotel's decision to contract a new car service for guests.

By Luz Lazo  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cabbies, Gaylord National, Maryland transit, National Harbor, Prince George's, taxicabs, Transportation

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 05/03/2013

D.C. could adopt red color scheme for cabs

D.C. cabs could soon all sport a red color scheme, if the preliminary designs released by the D.C. Taxicab Commission are approved.

By Mark Berman  |  03:36 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. taxis, taxicabs

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Uber adds cab-hailing feature in D.C.

Uber, the car-summoning service, has added a feature that lets users request a D.C. taxicab through its app.

By Mark Berman  |  05:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. taxis, taxicabs, uber

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 12/10/2012

D.C. showcases potential taxicab color schemes

The District's taxicabs are all going to come in a single color scheme. Some of the potential colors are being showcased online and at the Verizon Center.

By Mark Berman  |  03:36 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. cab colors, d.c. cabs, d.c. taxis, taxicabs, taxis, The District