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UberX Slashes Prices, Dealing A Blow to D.C. Cabs

Uber has fired another salvo in the intense competition for vehicle-for-hire business in the D.C. region, slashing rates for its popular “ridesharing” service UberX by 15 percent.

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UberX Slashes Prices, Dealing A Blow to D.C. Cabs

Uber has fired another salvo in the intense competition for vehicle-for-hire business in the D.C. region, slashing rates for its popular “ridesharing” service UberX by 15 percent.

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Subway Train Traveled Uptown on Downtown Track

A train operator drove from Canal Street past the Spring Street station on Aug. 11, only stopping when she saw the headlights of a southbound A train in the West 4th Street station.

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What Happens If a Livery Service Hires Unlicensed Drivers?

The simple answer is that a base gets a $500 fine for dispatching a driver who isn’t licensed by the TLC. The tricky part is proving that the driver was indeed dispatched.

6,000 New Boro Taxis Coming to NYC Streets

It will take a couple of months for the new vehicles to start rolling. The move doubles the fleet serving the outer boroughs and uptown Manhattan.

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More Philly students may pay to get to school. More freight trains are exempt from federal safety rules.  LAPD's drones are "locked up in a federal building." 

Citi Bike Workers Get the Go-Ahead on Union Push

After a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board, workers at the bikeshare company could vote within weeks to form a union. 

Ticketing For Dangerous Driving Up in (Almost) Every NYC Neighborhood

Nearly every police precinct in the city is writing more tickets for dangerous moving violations, according to a WNYC analysis of police data. 

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Floods strand Phoenix drivers. New delivery startups don't need trucks. And an old lady backed up near Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche, yadda yadda. 

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Las Vegas explores mass transit options. A new device can project your mobile phone onto your windshield. And people keep getting into strangers' cars, thinking they're Uber.  

DC Regulators, Cabbies, Uber Agree: Illegal Street Hails Have To Stop

DC-area rideshare drivers are accepting illegal street hails, and the Taxicab Commission says it does not have enough inspectors to stop the unauthorized pickups. 

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Two freight trains collided in Arkansas. The Panama Canal turns 100. Philly may see a transit strike this year. And a pioneering sidewalk surfer died Friday. 

Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

D.C.'s transit system says it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.

NYPD Targets Scofflaw Cyclists

Cyclists, be on alert: The NYPD is targeting riders who break the rules of the road, as part of a two-week ticket blitz called “Operation Safe Cycle.”

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Buskers Say NYPD Is Harassing Subway Performers

But the performers say they're just trying to earn a living.