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Lowering Government Fleet Costs with Ride Hailing

For Washington D.C., limited space and high parking fees contribute to increasing fleet costs. A new ride-hailing program aims to solve these problems, help the environment, and even boost a struggling taxi industry.

D.C. Partners with Taxis to Reduce Fleet

Employees will be able to hail a taxi on the district's dime, which is expected to reduce fuel use, eliminate parking fees, and allow the district to cut vehicles from its fleet.

DC Fire Improves Services with 46 New Vehicles

The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services reported improved service following the addition of 46 fleet vehicles, hiring more than 100 employees, and partially contracting out ambulance services.

Historic Snow Storm Pummels East Coast

More than 2 feet of snow fell along the East Coast and middle Atlantic regions over the weekend, leading transportation agencies to work around the clock to clear snow and ice, while closing highways and streets in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia.

D.C. Ambulance Fleet Can't Meet Demand

A record-number of low-priority 911 calls in Washington, D.C., and a deteriorating fleet have taxed the city's emergency response capabilities, according to NBC Washington.

D.C. Gets 6 New Fire Trucks

The District of Columbia took delivery of six new pumper engines this month as part of $34 million investment to improve its emergency response fleet. Four additional pumpers are expected be delivered this year.

Washington DC Enters $21.5M Financing Agreement

The District of Columbia Government entered into a 5-year, $21.5 million lease financing agreement with Grant Capital Management for vehicles, buses, trucks, and IT equipment for various DC government agencies.