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With their new red-and-gray paint and uniform dome lights, D.C. taxis are easier to spot than they used to be. But they’re still sometimes hard to hail, and they’re losing business to the tech-oriented Uber — whose drivers respond to the tap of an app and aren’t subject to D.C. Taxicab Commission rules. With taxi drivers struggling to make a living behind the wheel and a citywide taxi-hailing app in the works, we explore the challenges ahead for the capital’s taxi industry.
- Roy Spooner General Manager, Yellow Cab Company of D.C.
- Jeffrey Schaeffer Vice President, Transco
- Mohammed Alquabil Dispatcher and Driver, Yellow Cab Company
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