February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Council Introduces Legislation to Regulate Ride Sharing Companies (VIDEO)

In response to the arrival of transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft, the Montgomery County Council is introducing three bills to address some of the issues the taxi cab industry is facing. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Police will be at Forest Park Apartments in Silver Spring today passing out fliers and looking for information about a suspect who is wanted for an armed robbery that occurred on Sept. 29. 2. County officials are scheduled to discuss […]

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September 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Taxi Regulations (VIDEO)

Barwood is the biggest cab company in Montgomery County with more than 500 vehicles that are leased to independent contractors. But recently, some competition has made its way across the district line and it’s creating a bit of controversy. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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September 5, 2014 | Krista Brick

Berliner Calls on County Executive to Not Drive Uber out of County

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, Chair of the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, urged Montgomery County Executive Leggett to not drive Uber out of the County, but rather use the emergence of these companies as a basis to reform the county’s own out-dated regulation of taxis. “In my view, Uber represents […]

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August 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Governor Issues Response to PSC Ruling on Uber

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on today’s ruling by the Public Service Commission on expanding transportation service access for Marylanders: “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked Maryland as the #1 state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship for three years in a row. As new innovations change the transportation services […]

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July 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Watch the Latest “21 This Week” (Video)

“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken and his panel members discuss the changes to the public schools’ grading system and the recent announcement by Maryland based Beretta USA they will be moving their manufacturing plant to Tennessee. The show’s panel of political observers includes John Hurson, Jean Roesser and Jerry Cave. But first up is […]

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