WASHINGTON (AP) — It’ll be much more expensive to catch a cab in D.C. over the next day.
Starting at noon Monday, taxicabs that originate in Washington are authorized to add an emergency flat rate of $15 per trip because of Hurricane Sandy.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Union Says It Has Lost Confidence In Leadership Of BCPD Chief Melissa Hyatt
The price is supposed to expire at noon Tuesday, unless officials cancel it earlier. It may also be extended beyond that, if considered necessary.READ MORE: Technical Problems Raise Transparency Concerns In Latest Marilyn Mosby Criminal Case Hearing
Officials say drivers must inform passengers entering their cabs of the fee and explain it.MORE NEWS: Hogan Calls On Franchot To 'Halt Or Minimalize' Pending Gas Tax Increase; Comptroller Says Executive Action Is Needed
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