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How Is Uber Regulated? It Depends Where In D.C. Area You Open The App

Virginia state officials say the app-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft may now operate legally, but Maryland says Uber must follow the same regulations governing taxi and limousine services in the state.
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DCTC Proposes Compromise On Rideshare Hour Limits

The D.C. Council won't be able to weigh in on possible restrictions for ridesharing services until September, but already the D.C. Taxicab Commission is tweaking their proposals to limit drivers of services like Uber in a couple ways.

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Cab Pass You By Because Of Your Race? D.C. Streamlines Complaint Process

D.C. officials have made it easier to report taxicabs that discriminate on potential riders based on race in the hopes more people will file complaints.

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Streetcars Run Into Problems As Operator Training Begins On H Street

Streetcars rolled down H Street NE Monday for the first time in decades, but even the test run was marked by delays of the sort that promise to snarl traffic once passenger service begins.
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Free Parking Trumps Transit Benefits, According To Virginia Tech Study

D.C. commuters respond to benefits and amenities for public transportation or biking, but they respond even more strongly to offers for free parking.
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Streetcars Begin Rolling Down H Street Monday As Operator Training Begins

For the first time since 1962, four streetcars will move up and down the H Street/Benning Road corridor with the beginning of streetcar operator training on Monday.
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Silver Line Makes Trip To Tysons Easy, But Getting Around On Foot Still A Challenge

The Silver Line has been open for less than a week, but the pedestrian infrastructure near the four new Metrorail stations in Tysons Corner has already been exposed as inadequate and potentially dangerous.
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Just How Bad Is Metro's Blue Line?

The start of the Silver Line has meant fewer Blue Line trains during Metro's rush hour — but is riding the Blue Line now really as bad as its been made out to be?

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Metro Challenging Background Check Policy

The lawsuit is focusing on Metro's background check policy, saying it is overly broad and disproportionately disqualifies black applicants.
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After Silver Line Debut, Attention Turns To Phase 2

The Silver Line debuted with much fanfare over the weekend, but already officials are turning to Phase 2 and how it will be paid for.

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