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DC Council Approves Uber Regulations

The D.C. Council will consider legislation to regulate ridesharing services such as UberX, Sidecar and Lyft. The bill, proposed by Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) and co-sponsored by Councilmember David Gross (I-At Large) after the matter was put on hold in May, received initial approval last week and is pending[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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While UberBLACK, Uber’s premium car service, saw a 7 percent rate increase, uberX riders can enjoy a 15 percent rate cut.

UberBLACK Prices Raised

Uber, the app-based transportation company, dropped its rates for the discounted uberX service while raising prices for the signature UberBLACK cars, effective Aug. 18. Originally Uber’s only service, this high-end town car service now charges a minimum of $15, with a $7 base fare that adds $3.40 per mile traveled in[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Cabs Fall Short in Credit Installation

Cabs Fall Short in Credit Installation

The D.C. Taxicab fleet may soon find itself short on vehicles as the Sept. 30 deadline to equip all D.C. taxicabs with credit card readers approaches. As many as 2,000 of the District’s 6,500 registered taxicabs will be impounded if they cannot install credit card machines by the deadline, which[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News