Elementary School PTA Teams Up With Lyft To Get Parents To School, Too (11-14-17)

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – A Gaithersburg school is creating a first-of-its-kind fundraising partnership with ride-hailing service Lyft.

At Jones Lane Elementary School, many students come from the surrounding neighborhood. But a neighborhood six miles away also feeds into the school.

One parent told the Parent-Teacher Association about her struggles getting there without a car.

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D.C. Launches Services To Help Veterans Get Around Town, Start Their Own Businesses (11-9-17)

Washington, D.C., rolled out two new services to help those who’ve served our country. One will help low-income veterans get to doctor appointments and work, and the other will help veterans trying to launch their own businesses.

Richard White, 64, served in the Army and lives on his disability income. He finds it hard to get around using public transportation

“It’s very difficult when you try to use the bus,” he said. “Some of the people, you know, folks don’t give you a seat like they used to once upon a time, and then the weather – you’re waiting for a bus and it’s cold outside and that can be very harmful to your health.”

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‘Flying Taxis’ Could Be A Thing By 2020 (11-9-17)

WASHINGTON DC: Uber is a step closer in making its flying taxi plans a reality as it has signed a deal with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop an air traffic management system.

Uber said at the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon that it signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA for the development of “unmanned traffic management.”

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Global Taxi Cab Service Market 2017 – DC, Discount Cab, Megacabs, Eastern Car Service (11-9-17)

The Taxi Cab Service market research report recently published by Apex Market Reports offers a detailed study of Taxi Cab Service industry across the globe with prime focus on major regions including North America, Europe, and Asia. Initially, the report covers basic information related to Taxi Cab Service market such as Taxi Cab Service definition, product types, range of applications, supply and demand analysis of Taxi Cab Service industry.

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