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Digital Dispatch System Proposed For Montgomery County Cabs

While the D.C. council just passed legislation to regulate ridesharing services like Uber, their colleagues in neighboring Montgomery County are just starting to look at their options. The majority of council members say they want new regulations to bring traditional taxi cabs to the level…

DC City Council Passes Car Service App Legislation

Uber won. The loud protests of Teamsters-backed cab drivers failed to prevent the result of months of private deliberations among D.C. legislators, regulators, union leaders and representatives of the tech companies whose apps are revolutionizing personal transport in the District.

Are The Roads Becoming More Dangerous For Bike Riders?

The number of bicyclists killed in crashes with automobiles nationwide increased 16 percent between 2010 and 2012, according to a report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a group that represents states’ highway safety offices.

Decline in Metro commuters prompts concerns for Washington real estate

For 15 years, more and more people rode Metro. Ridership increased an average of 3 percent annually, going from 150 million trips in 1996 to almost 225 million trips in 2009, according to the agency.

Driver charged with murder for hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

Police charged a driver with second-degree murder on Wednesday for hitting and killing a bicyclist with her SUV. Dajane Thomas, 20, of Southeast Washington was arrested Wednesday. She was charged with the death of Tonya Reaves, 53, of Northeast Washington.