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$15 Snow Emergency Fare for Taxi Rides after 6:30pm Tonight, Plus DC USA will provide parking for no charge while snow emergency is in effect

by Prince Of Petworth February 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm 27 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user AWard Tour

From the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission:

“The Snow Emergency Fare will go in effect to coincide with the declaration by the Mayor of a snow emergency. The fare will remain in effect for 12 hours unless extended as determined by the weather conditions. This fare authorizes taxis to add a flat fee of $15 to the metered charge. Drivers are advised to monitor the website for possible extensions.”

and from DPW:

“DC USA, (3100 14th Street, NW) has announced that they will provide free parking for residents in Wards 1, 2, 4 and 6. They will accommodate vehicles in the lower parking level at no charge while snow emergency is in effect. Snow emergency goes into effect at 6:30 p.m. Today February 12, 2014. Motorists are asked to park in the lower level, go to the parking office and provide vehicle information. When residents are ready to leave they must go back to the parking office to get ticket validated.”

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