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Furloughed Workers Turn to Uber and Lyft for Income in Shutdown

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Federal government workers are commuting to Washington from Maryland and Virginia -- where they keep on driving, for Uber or Lyft.

Filld Inc., a mobile refueling service (“Gas delivered to your car”), fueled furloughed workers at two locations in the D.C. area on Wednesday. In an informal poll of the first seven vehicles lined up for free gas at Shiloh Church, six had started driving for at least one of the two ride-sharing services since the partial government shutdown started on Dec. 22.