Martin DiCaro appears in the following:
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The head of the D.C. Taxicab Commission says a significant number of cab drivers are still refusing to accept their passengers' credit cards. And now one city council member says her daughter was locked in a taxi over a payment dispute.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
In his first interview since taking office, Virginia's new transportation secretary talks about his priorities—and says he supports a new bill that places public transit on equal footing with highways.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Metro's plans call for a series of upgrades to rail service through 2025, but whether the plans come to fruition depends on the transit agency receiving local and federal funding. And that's far from guaranteed.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
D.C.'s speed cameras are successfully slowing down drivers and reducing crashes and related injuries, according to a study of 87 existing camera locations by the District Department of Transportation.
Monday, February 10, 2014
The $3 billion Silver Line rail extension through Virginia's Tysons Corner is one step closer to opening to the public.
Friday, February 07, 2014
One of D.C.'s most popular bike paths has fallen into disrepair, say advocates, who complain no progress has been made on the trail since 2011. Now they're trying to jumpstart the work.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Concerns about passenger safety are prompting officials to take a long look at ride sharing apps.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Months after new city regulations began requiring D.C.'s taxicabs to accept credit card payments, many drivers still flout the law.
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
The federal government is moving closer to requiring all new cars and trucks communicate with each other. That technology, regulators say, could reduce crashes by up to 80 percent.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Metro's top executive says cold weather is mostly to blame for mechanical problems snarling rail commutes.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
In their final debate before two upcoming caucus votes this week, the three Democratic candidates running for their party’s nomination to fill a vacant seat on the Arlington County board laid out their positions on one of the most divisive issues in the race: the future of the $300 million Columbia Pike streetcar project.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Montreal's bike share company, which also supplies equipment and technology to the largest bike share systems in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy—but transportation officials in the U.S. say that won't have any immediate impact on operations.
Friday, January 17, 2014
A survey of hundreds of commuters underscores what the D.C. region already knows: the transportation network needs some serious attention.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The agency building the Silver Line Metrorail extension through Virginia's Tysons Corner is raising hopes that the first phase of the $6 billion project could open to passenger service this spring.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
More than 700 cab drivers must now find a new way to process credit card payments.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Metro will begin testing an open payment system this year, giving commuters the option of using their credit cards, federal government IDs, or smartphones to speedily pay fares.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
D.C.'s Taxicab Commission placed undercover "test passengers" in cabs to find drivers who are violating a slate of new regulations, including mandatory credit card acceptance.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Its 1970s-era rail cars creaking with age, Metro finally stepped into the 21st century on Monday, as the transit authority unveiled the first four in its fleet of modern trains scheduled to begin carrying passengers by the end of the year.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Police in D.C. are extending the warning period for more than 100 new traffic safety cameras before issuing real tickets to violators.
Friday, December 20, 2013
Metro is considering a long-range plan to relieve congestion on its crowded rush hour trains, but the transit agency's top official says it's at least a couple decades away from being realized.