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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2015 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No., Attachments - Int. No.
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Int 0847-2015 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Requiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries.IntroductionThe bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to conduct a study on how growth in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries has impacted traffic, air quality, noise, and public health. The study would consider factors such as increases in the number of drivers, vehicles, and bases licensed, as well as trips taken. The TLC would be required to post on its website and submit to the Council a copy of the study no later than April 30, 2016.   Action details Not available
Int 0842-2015 *Stephen T. Levin  Temporarily limiting the issuance of new for-hire vehicle licenses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to limit the issuance of for-hire vehicle licenses through April 30, 2016. New for-hire vehicle licenses would only be issued in limited numbers to vehicles affiliated with existing bases to allow for some growth, based on the number of vehicles affiliated with a base as of June 15, 2015. Existing for-hire vehicle licenses would continue to be renewed. Street hail livery vehicle and base licenses would not be impacted. Following the completion of the study, the TLC would be required to submit to the Speaker and the Mayor recommendations for mitigating any impacts identified.   Action details Not available