WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia Council has approved an overhaul of its taxicab regulations to make cab use more modern and rider-friendly.
The changes approved Tuesday would require credit card readers and GPS tracking devices in all cabs.READ MORE: 1 Killed In Fourth Of July Shooting In Southeast Baltimore, Police Say
The number of handicapped-accessible cabs would be expanded, and cabs would also be asked to adopt a uniform color scheme.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm & Dry Fourth Of July Forecast
Taxi drivers angrily voiced objections to the requirements on Tuesday and protested at the district government building.
Also Tuesday, Council members postponed debate over regulating Uber, a luxury car service with a growing following.MORE NEWS: How To Stream The Star-Spangled Celebration Fireworks Show
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