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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

A Lyft car drives along Montgomery Street on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is Rider Safety the Real Achilles Heel for Uber and Lyft?

The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry’s impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren’t safe.

12/11/2014

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Maryland Regulators Set Hearing on Uber Settlement

Maryland regulators have scheduled a hearing on a proposed settlement with Uber.

12/02/2014

In this photo illustration the new smart phone taxi app 'Uber' shows how to select a pick up location. (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

D.C. Ranks as Most Uber-Friendly City in U.S.

The District ranked as the most Uber-friendly city in the country, according to Ridescore.

11/12/2014

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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

In this photo illustration the new smart phone taxi app 'Uber' shows how to select a pick up location. (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber, Lyft Given OK to Operate in Virginia

Virginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state, officials said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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Uber Driver Allegedly Sexually Assaults Passenger

An Uber cab driver has been accused of sexually assaulting a passenger, police say.

07/27/2014

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Uber Driver Assaulted During Robbery in Arlington

An Uber driver was assaulted and robbed by two men in Arlington after midnight Thursday.

06/26/2014

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