Two years after taxis in the District switched from a zone system to meters, drivers say they’ve taken a 30 percent pay cut. And others say they’re being hurt by monopolies that favor certain cab companies. We’ll explore the state of the local taxi industry and how potential reforms would affect both drivers and riders.


  • Kara Gorski Vice President, Edgeworth Economics
  • Aurora Vasquez Senior Attorney, Advancement Project
  • Nathan Price President, D.C. Area Professional Taxicab Drivers Association
  • Berhane Michael Steering committee member, Arlington Taxi Operators Association

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