Washington, DC

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First thanks to a reader for sending the news that the taxi gas surcharge ends today.

“Ok, major announcement to add to your site (unless you already knew this):

Sent a complaint to the DC Taxicab Commission about the gas surcharge. It is being removed tomorrow! Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Second, you can catch some free taxis around town. It’s a promotion but a pretty cool one. From an email:



WHAT: Cold and flu season is upon us. To the rescue are the makers of TYLENOL® Warming Liquids, offering FREE TAXI RIDES in Washington, D.C.* so you can warm up.

*Passengers will be taken to locations within the District of Columbia only, with a maximum value of $25 per ride.

WHEN: The taxis will be in Washington, D.C. from December 15 through December 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Outside of select CVS/pharmacy® locations throughout Washington, D.C.

§ 12/15 – 12/21 @ 6-7 Dupont Circle, NW

§ 12/15 @ 1199 Vermont Avenue, NW

§ 12/16 @ 1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW

§ 12/17 @ 435 8th Street, NW

§ 12/18 @ 400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

§ 12/19 @ 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

§ 12/20 @ 4555 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

§ 12/21 @ 3031 14th Street, NW


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