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  • Why not let taxis, Uber, Lyft fight it out on a level playing field with no regulations?

    Taxi drivers created traffic gridlock in downtown D.C. last week to protest app-based ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The organizer of the “Fairness NOW!” caravan protest, the Teamster-affiliated D.C. Taxi Operators Association, is complaining that these private companies have a...

  • VIDEO: Transportation secretary urges Congress to act on Highway Trust Fund

    The deadline for the federal government to replenish the Highway Trust Fund is swiftly approaching, along with looming cuts to states' transportation budgets. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is taking matters into his own hands. He sent a letter to individual states Tuesday morning...

  • Transportation boss: 'I don't have concerns about riding in GM'

    The nation's top auto cop, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, said he has no concerns about driving in General Motors trucks and cars -- and neither should the public. Addressing what his department is doing about the wave of recent GM recalls on everything from big Suburbans to compact...

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: Who's behind the war on Uber?

    Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are quickly growing in popularity across the country, but some aren't on board with the new trend. Among them, groups representing taxi fleets and drivers are laying siege to the new trends, calling them unsafe and unregulated.

  • Fleet owners are behind protests over ride-sharing services Uber, Lyft

    The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.

  • VIDEO: Senators propose a hike in federal gas tax

    U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.

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