April 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Call-n-Ride Taxi Program is Offering Delivery Services

Local taxi companies are delivering groceries and food to residents who are a part of the Call-n-Ride program, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Taxis will provide contactless delivery of essentials from grocery stores, food banks and restaurants to low-income senior citizens and residents with disabilities who are a part of the program. Goods […]

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council to Hold Public Hearing on Taxicab Credit Card Transactions (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on the taxicab credit card transaction Expedited Bill 53-15 early next year. The hearing is scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. and will take place in the third floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building. According to a news release, the bill would […]

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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Free Rides in Montgomery for Uber Users This Weekend

Uber has picked one of the coldest weekend on record here to  offer free rides in Montgomery County to gather support for its political battle against state regulators. The phone-based ride app will offer free uberX rides of up to $20 to anyone in Montgomery County or Prince George’s County. The free uberX weekend starts […]

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May 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Police Seek Assistance in Silver Spring Robbery Incident

The Montgomery County Police are seeking the public’s assistance with a Silver Spring robbery incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 27. According to a police account: “On May 27, 2014, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a male victim was standing at the Silver Spring Metro Taxi area in the 8400 block […]

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December 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Sober Ride (Video)

During the holiday season, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program is offering a free, cab ride service for drivers who have been drinking. Tom Pogue tells us more about SoberRide in the week’s transportation update. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. SoberRide: 1-800-200-TAXI

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April 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Fatal Germantown Car Accident

A 20-year-old Germantown woman was killed in a fatal car crash overnight. Montgomery County police said it happened at approximately 2:31 a.m. on April 6 at Mateny Road and Clopper Road in Germantown. According to police, a blue 2004 Honda Civic driven by Colleen Nicole Bell was traveling north on Mateny Road when the car […]

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August 20, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Bus Versus House (Video)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials have released this video of the Ride On bus accident that occurred on Aug. 20. You can see what was happening in and out of the bus before and after the vehicle hit a house and a parked taxi cab. A Ride On bus crashed into the front door of a […]

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