- Protesters slept outside DOJ to call for prosecution of Wall Street execs for foreclosure crisis. They say ~10 arrests, a few tased this AM 1 day ago
- “Foreclose on banks not people,” say tents in front of DOJ with protesters in ‘em. http://t.co/Eyb7I0aJBG 2 days ago
- “Why can’t they take a pay cut?” bus driver asks of upper-level OSSE officials. Another protester: You can’t live off of 4 hrs. 2 days ago
- DC bus drivers + attendants w/ AFSCME say summer hrs being cut to 4 hrs per day by OSSE. 200 outside city hall now http://t.co/Yf3wFtM389 2 days ago
- Is National Harbor pushing taxi drivers out to make way for French transportation giant Veolia? Listen/read: thefightback.org/2013/05/5533/ 3 days ago
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- The Taxi Link: Are drivers at National Harbor being pushed out? Should Alexandria drivers choose their own company?
- The Taxi Link: AFL-CIO looks to organize DC drivers; credit card mandate passes; Philly driver killed; Jon Liss on NoVa’s taxi struggles
- The Taxi Link: Fairfax driver assaulted; Commissioner Stanley Tapscott; DC drivers accused of racism
- The Taxi Link: Alexandria drivers protest; D.C. drivers testify
- The Taxi Link: Will smart meters end up in court, again?
Category Archives: Northern Virginia
The Taxi Link: Are drivers at National Harbor being pushed out? Should Alexandria drivers choose their own company?
The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here (imperfect audio in first minute): Just over the District line at National Harbor, the upscale mini-city and resort on the Potomac River, Prince George’s County taxi drivers … Continue reading
The Taxi Link: Fairfax driver assaulted; Commissioner Stanley Tapscott; DC drivers accused of racism
Listen to The Taxi Link: Download mp3 An aviation executive’s racist remarks and assault of a Fairfax taxi driver have caused an outcry. The driver, Mohamed Salim, recorded the conversation with his late-night passenger, Ed Dahlberg, president of Manassas-based Emerald … Continue reading
Listen to the Taxi Link here: Download mp3 In Alexandria, taxicab drivers associated with Tenants and Workers United protested outside city hall this past week to call on the council to ensure drivers’ right to select their own credit card … Continue reading
Listen to The Taxi Link: Download mp3 The D.C. Taxicab Commission is moving full steam ahead with implementing a so-called “Modern Taxi System” (MTS). Yet in several areas MTS resembles the commission’s push last year to install one company’s credit card … Continue reading
Listen to The Latino Media Collective on Pacifica Radio WPFW 89.3 FM: Download mp3 “We know affordable housing is dwindling in Alexandria,” activist and Alexandria resident Nisaa Harper told the standing-room only crowd at the Charles Houston Recreation Center. “The … Continue reading
“The Washington area is a boom-town, cranes are everywhere and communities are on the upswing as investors pour billions into new real estate. But what happens to people who get priced out by all this progress?” NewsTalk host Bruce DePuyt … Continue reading