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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 06/16/2010

Cab drivers say they're not being heard

By Washington Post editors

Taxicab drivers say a Wednesday hearing on fares proves once again that their voices are not being heard. The taxicab commission is holding the hearing in a small room at a government building on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard SE. So some taxi drivers and a reporter are stuck in a hallway, The Post's Nikita Stewart reports on the DC Wire blog.

"There are 6,000 taxi drivers in the District. There are 38 seats," said Leroy Armes, 20-year veteran behind the wheel. "What does that tell you?"

For more on D.C. cab drivers and their issues, check out the D.C. Wire blog.

By Washington Post editors  | June 16, 2010; 11:15 AM ET
Categories:  DC  | Tags:  d.c. taxi commission, d.c. taxicabs  
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