D.C.'s 311 system will soon consolidate requests for information and repairs. And its 911 system is now geolocating emergency calls from cell phones.
As electric cars become more affordable, D.C. government has offered incentives for cab drivers to replace their combustion engine taxis with electric ones. While some drivers have bought electric cars, they’ve run into a major problem: a limited number of public charging stations. Can D.C.’s electric car charging infrastructure support the transition to electric taxis, and who should pay for new charging stations?
- Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU; @MartinDiCaro
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