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washington, d.c.
Staff Writer — Washington Post

I write stories about how people live and work in the D.C. region for The Post's Transportation and Development Team.

Oct 01, 2014

#Cheh asks members of committee to vote no on this Graham amendment as well.

Oct 01, 2014

Tommy Wells says he thinks hack inspector model is outdated, flawed; says won't be voting on Graham's amendment.

Oct 01, 2014

Graham now making a bid to reduce fines for taxicab drivers to a max of $250 (note: some can go as high as $1000).

Oct 01, 2014

Cites case of cab driver who received six violations during one stop. Cheh not on board, says she won't accept.

Oct 01, 2014

Graham wants to limit the number of citations that a cab driver can receive from a hack inspector per stop to 2 fines, 1 warning.

Oct 01, 2014

Councilman Jim Graham says he's still not sure legislation creates a level playing field; offers 3 amendments.

Oct 01, 2014

Legislation also give digitally-dispatched taxicabs the ability to change rates as they wish -- surge pricing, lower or higher fares

Oct 01, 2014

No public testimony on the legislation today re: #uberX, #Lyft, #sidecar bill. Cheh/Grosso bill will "regulate to the extent necessary"

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