D.C. Taxi Commissioner Explains Uber Problems

Posted on January 31, 2012

By Ron Linton, chairman, D.C. Taxi Commission

David Alpert [Local Opinions, Jan. 15] has seen the future, and it is here. Reserving a taxi or limousine ride from a smartphone is not new to the District, and it is perfectly legal — if done properly. The newly arrived Uber car service is not being operated properly, in conformance with the law.

Washington Post Op/Ed Article on Uber Rules In D.C.

Related Topics: limousine regulations, mobile applications, smartphone reservations

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     | about 7 years ago

    UBER? is a taxi, limo or tech compamy?

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