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Goldwyn: Uber, Lyft technology can help taxi industry

Apps such as Uber X, Lyft and other tech-based private ride-sharing programs are disrupting the taxi cab industry -- but embracing the technology behind them may help the industry, according to Eric Goldwyn, contributor for The New Yorker and City Lab.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 09:59pm EDT

Tags: uber, UberX, Lyft, taxi regulations, protest, Eric Goldwyn

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DC man gets 17 years in 2011 cab driver slaying

A D.C. man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing a taxi cab driver during a robbery in northeast Washington.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: sentencing, courts, murder charge,

Taxi robbers tied to six stickups

Police in Virginia are looking for two men believed to be responsible for a series of taxi driver robberies.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: crime, police, robbery

Fatal cab driver shooting raises safety questions

Tuesday's fatal shooting of a District cab driver served as a wakeup call to D.C. officials who just adopted a new law requiring some safety improvements but not going as a far as the Taxi commission had sought.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: police, crime, fatal shooting, D.C. Taxicab Commission, credit card, robbery, Jim Graham, Mary Cheh, andrew mollenbeck

The most and least stressful jobs

What would Labor Day be without jobs?

Monday - 09/03/2012, 07:59am EDT

Tags: jobs, stressful jobs, CareerCast, soldier,

Riverdale man kidnapped, forced to go to ATM

A man was kidnapped outside his Riverdale home and forced to go to an ATM. Police have one suspect in custody.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: kidnapping, Riverdale, 59th Avenue