Category Archives: Prince George’s County

The Taxi Link Wraps Up, Struggle Continues

Listen to The Taxi Link’s Season 2 finale:  Download mp3 “Even though there have been different issues every week, there were still some fundamental consistencies,” The Taxi Link co-host Tony Norman said on the show’s retrospective season finale. “These are drivers … Continue reading

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Scrappy Cabbies Take On Multinationals

The Taxi Link airs on WUST 1120 AM. Listen:  Download mp3 A scrappy group of Prince George’s cabbies is determined not to go quietly into the night. Instead of being pushed out by several multibillion-dollar corporations, they’ve stood their ground, … Continue reading

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Gaylord Hotel Broke Law, May Do It Again

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 The week began with Prince George’s County cabbies, the AFL-CIO and the local chapter of the NAACP saying Gaylord National Resort had run afoul of county … Continue reading

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National Harbor’s Invisible Men

Nestled along the shores of the Potomac River, just over the D.C. line in Prince George’s County, is a privately-owned $3 billion resort and mini-city, that’s growing. The Peterson Company likely couldn’t have built National Harbor without hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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Change to Come, Says Taxi Chair

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 At a standing-room-only town hall Wednesday, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton told cab drivers that the commission will make changes in how it handles … Continue reading

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Taxi chair agrees to town hall

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 D.C. taxi chair Ron Linton has agreed to do a town hall with The Taxi Link (details below). “I appreciate this opportunity,” Linton said. “I’m … Continue reading

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Taxi commission to cabbies: Pay up or else

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 Without being informed of the specifics of what they’re accused of, cab drivers say they can be summoned to the D.C. Taxicab Commission and given … Continue reading

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Gaylord hotel gets hybrids, protests and a flash mob

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 The protests outside Gaylord National grew larger this week as cab drivers and supporters stepped up their demand for a taxi stand. Instead of complying … Continue reading

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The Taxi Link: Aurora Vasquez discusses driver organizing in Prince George’s, Alexandria and Arlington

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 Aurora Vasquez is an attorney, driver advocate and organizer. Over the past decade she’s played an instrumental role in successful cab driver struggles in the … Continue reading

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The Taxi Link: National Harbor fight heats up; DC taxi chair apologizes for disparaging two drivers

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here:  Download mp3 Just over the District line, Prince George’s County taxi drivers are stepping up their fight to continue servicing guests at National Harbor, the upscale mini-city, … Continue reading

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