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D.C. Uber drivers petition for tips through app

D.C. Uber driver Peter Faris is petitioning for the company to allow customers to tip through the Uber app. According to DCist, Faris is an Uber vet—he has driven with the company for two and a half years…. Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Professor, can I go to the bathroom?

If you ask a professor on the first day of class if you have to do the readings, how have you made it this far in life? — Georgetown Heckler (@GtownHeckler) January 7, 2015 Georgetown Heckler must be… Read More

D.C. Taxicab Commission develops e-hailing app to compete with private cab companies

It’s official. Life as we know it will be dominated by smart phones. Well, at least the cab industry will be. In efforts to compete with private cab companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar, the D.C. Taxicab Commission… Read More

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Uber wants to change D.C. legislation aimed to increase wheelchair accessible cabs

Most students know the struggle of trying to rush back to campus when the closest Uber is at least 15 minutes away, while failing to hail a cab in the D.C. streets. Well, imagine how hard that would… Read More

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Uber’s kitten promotion is uber-cute (and socially responsible)

Last week, Uber celebrated National Cat Day in the perfectly: delivering real, live kittens to city-dwelling cat-lovers. This marks the second year in a row that the ride-sharing service has shuttled these cute cats across seven different cities:… Read More

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D.C. taxi drivers protest new ridesharing service legislation

On Tuesday afternoon, D.C. cab drivers sounded their horns to draw attention to the D.C. Council vote that now permits app-based services like uberX and Lyft to operate legally within the District. The two-hour protest, which took place… Read More

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D.C. cabs to install ‘panic buttons’ next year

The D.C. Cab Commission is slowly starting to give a damn about how terrible cabs are in this town. Uber has wrought an apocalypse down on the market. The latest step in the modernization of the District’s cabs… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Bill Clinton wins the #tbt game

what if undercover cops posed as uber drivers tho — Ellie Yaeger (@ellieyaeger) May 31, 2014 Well Ellie Yaeger, this would probably result in the immediate arrest of drunken freshmen from Darnall, incapable of walking back to campus… Read More

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The great cab battle for D.C.

In the District of Columbia, a city plagued by the worst traffic in the nation, app-based cab service Uber has come under fire from city regulation. City inspectors issued thousands of dollars’ worth of fines to Uber drivers Wednesday in… Read More

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Help Georgetown win a free week of Uber

Uber, the smartphone-enabled on-demand car service, is reaching out to students from four DC universities, including Georgetown, to hold a signup competition. If Georgetown reaches 1,500 new signups by Feb. 11, all Georgetown Uber users will enjoy a… Read More