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Mayor Vince Gray unveiled four of the nine proposed taxi color schemes yesterday, and the reaction has been tepid at best. Councilmember Mary Cheh, whose bill mandating a uniform taxi color scheme is the whole reason we’re having this debate, sounded like a scientist discovering her misshapen experiments, telling the Post that she thought that some of the designs were “horrid.”
Still, as soon as the other 10 designs go up at the D.C. Taxi Cab Commission today, it’ll be time to vote. Do you like the two that look like the Brazilian flag or the two that look like a soda can? Voting will be held at the Verizon Center, Union Station, and the Washington Auto Show (DCist has the full schedule).
Curiously, though, you can also vote using the #voteDCTaxi hashtag. Just how one votes via hashtag isn’t totally clear, but the hashtag has had one happy side effect: revealing that a lot of people would rather just abstain.
Below, 13 people who don’t like any of the four designs proposed so far:
[View the story “#votedctaxi: None of the Above” on Storify]