NBC 4: Neighborhood Ride Service By Taxis

A new taxi service in D.C. will soon target underserved areas of the District. The program will use eight-passenger taxi vans to run specific routes for a flat fee.

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DCist: DFHV Prepares for Driverless Cars

Uber announced that it will roll out a fleet of driverless cars in Pittsburgh this summer, making it the first company to bring autonomous cars to the ride-sharing market. As Bloomberg Businessweek puts it, there is one goal: “to replace Uber’s more than 1 million human drivers with robot drivers—as quickly as possible.”