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7K D.C. Taxis Will Have to Use Ride-Hailing App

All 7,000 taxis in the nation’s capital will be required to use an app allowing customers to order rides in what the D.C. Taxicab Commission says is the first such requirement in the nation.

12/11/2014

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D.C. Taxis Protest Council’s Uber Regulation Vote

D.C. cab drivers circled Freedom Plaza and filled the D.C. Council chambers Tuesday, hoping to stop a bill setting rules for their app-based competition, like UberX and Lyft.

10/28/2014

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D.C. Cabbies Again Choking City Streets To Protest Rideshare Companies

D.C. cab drivers are participating in a “caravan for fairness” Wednesday, demanding legislation from the city council that would require rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft to follow the same regulations as taxi companies.

10/08/2014

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DC Taxi Commission Cracks Down on Uber Drivers

The D.C. Taxicab Commission is cracking down on Uber drivers for accepting street hails, but Uber says the commission is abusing its power.

09/05/2014

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D.C. Cab Drivers Choke Streets To Protest Rideshare Companies

Dozens of D.C. cab drivers blared their horns and blocked traffic for blocks near the Wilson Building Wednesday to protest rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber.

06/25/2014

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DC Taxi Commission: Many Cabs Will Not Meet Credit Card Reader Deadline

The D.C. Taxicab Commission predicts that up to 25 percent of cabs still will not have the ability to accept credit cards by the Sept. 30 deadline.

09/19/2013

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D.C. Taxis to Take Credit Cards by Aug. 31

Taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit and debit cards by the end of August.

05/08/2013

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New D.C. Taxi Color Scheme Revealed

D.C. taxis may soon rock the same red as Capital Bikeshare and the city circulator.

05/01/2013

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New D.C. Taxi Color Scheme to be Revealed This Week

D.C. taxis may soon rock the same red as Capital Bikeshare and the city circulator.

04/29/2013

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Panel Recommends D.C. Taxis Be Painted Red

A special panel has recommended that all taxicabs in the nation’s capital should be painted red.

02/13/2013

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