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Disabled in DC: How Taxis and Uber Might Be Worsening the Paratransit Problem

Washington, D.C., is turning to taxi cabs to help improve disabled people's access to transportation. But advocates worry the move may prove pointless because it exempts the ride-hailing industry.

What Cuba Can Teach America About Ride-Sharing

Havana has a complex Uber-like system that might be worth imitating in U.S. cities.

Why Expanding Medicaid Doesn't Always Make People Healthier

New research shows that having affordable health insurance can improve people's health -- but only if a state’s health-care system actually works.

Disabled in DC: How Full-Time, Quasi-Public Employees End Up on Government Assistance

Most cities contract out for jobs driving people with disabilities. The people in these positions often earn low wages, work long hours and sometimes even qualify for food stamps and Medicaid.

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