Category Archives: Taxicab

UberX “coming to DC!”, Taxi Chair Says Not So Fast

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 In the coming weeks, Uber, the smart phone app and luxury sedan service, will bring its uberX service to … 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: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The week began with Prince George’s County cabbies, the AFL-CIO and the local chapter of the NAACP saying Gaylord … Continue reading

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Cabbie Safety in the Spotlight

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The movement for greater awareness surrounding violence against cab drivers recently received a boost from an unlikely source. In a … Continue reading

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Taxi Smart Meters May Face Uber Problems

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 By Sept. 1, 42 days from now, all District cabs must install the Modern Taximeter System (MTS), which includes … Continue reading

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Debating Cabbie Safety and Discrimination

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 Should a cab driver be forced to pick up a passenger even if he feels his safety is in … 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: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 At a standing-room-only town hall Wednesday, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton told cab drivers that the commission will … 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: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 D.C. taxi chair Ron Linton has agreed to do a town hall with The Taxi Link (details below). “I … 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: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 Without being informed of the specifics of what they’re accused of, cab drivers say they can be summoned to … 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: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The protests outside Gaylord National grew larger this week as cab drivers and supporters stepped up their demand for … Continue reading

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