BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Hey Cabbie: Rushin' Russian

Hey Cabbie: Rushin' Russian

My fare’s destination was the Delta terminal at BWI. As we arrived and my passenger’s luggage was being retrieved from the trunk, a lady who appeared to be desperately in need of transportation approached the cab. She needed to get to the Russian Consulate in Washington, D.C. in 30 minutes, which is highly impossible!  We might get to the Washington, D.C. line in the allotted time, I told her, but not clear across town on the other side of Dupont Circle, where I guessed this consulate was located, during the evening rush hour. She needed transportation immediately, was running behind schedule, and had no other alternative. My primary objective was to get this lady in the...