WUSA9′s Russ Ptacek is getting up in cabbies’ faces again.
In December the reporter launched an investigation into claims that D.C. cab drivers are bypassing potential passengers who are black, out of fear that they won’t pay the fare. Ptacek has now put together an online form for anyone who feels they’ve been wronged by a driver.
“I’m hoping this will do what speed cams have done to speeding, and what red light cams have done at intersections,” he told FishbowlDC. “Every night, instead of just undercover WUSA9 personnel, every passenger will have their phone camera to record the truth on D.C. streets.”
Ptacek’s previous reporting… Read more