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Ron Linton said his tenure will be governed by what is “fair and reasonable” for cab drivers and riders.
The arrest of two reporters at a recent commission meeting raised questions about the agency’s transparency. In addition, the D.C. Council is considering a controversial medallion system for cabs that would significantly change their licensing structure.
Many cab drivers say the system would allow only a few companies to buy up the licenses and monopolize the city’s fleet.
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