(WASHINGTON POST) Suvita Melehy, who practices law in Silver Spring, Md., has mastered the art of moving her kids around, using a combination of carpooling, trading favors, reducing her work hours and researching bus schedules to ferry her two daughters, 16 and 13, from school to a host of activities.
“After school is a logistical nightmare,” she said. The girls attend Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, Md., tennis team practices are in College Park and guitar lessons are at the School of Rock in Silver Spring. “And traffic in this area is so horrendous, it only makes things worse.”
At her wit’s end when arrangements fell through a few months ago, Melehy tried something new: She called Uber.
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